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The McCain-Palin Ticket Renews the Culture Wars

Deal W. Hudson
September 5, 2008

With the nomination of Gov. Sarah Palin as the Republican vice-presidential candidate, a fatal blow was delivered to the great myth of this campaign: that religious voters, as we have been told repeatedly, have embraced a broader issue agenda, having left behind their fixation on abortion and marriage. 542 more words

Culture

Obama's Political "Cloud of Unknowing"

Deal W. Hudson
September 8, 2008

Appearing Sunday on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Sen. Barack Obama tried to undo the damage done by his Saddleback Church interview with Rick Warren – specifically his comment that the question of when an unborn child receives human rights was “above pay grade.” 732 more words

Culture

Obama's Faltering Religious Outreach Revs Up

Deal W. Hudson
September 22, 2008

This week the Obama campaign attempts to restart its religious outreach with a month-long tour of its religious surrogates, titled “Barack Obama: Faith, Family, and Values.” The stars of the tour will be Catholic law professor Doug Kmiec, ex-Congressman Tim Roemer (also a Catholic), Methodist theologian Shaun Casey, and Evangelical author Donald Miller. 556 more words

Politics

Praying the Rosary for the Election

Deal W. Hudson
October 7, 2008

“I would exhort people to say the rosary every day for life and for the success of the election.” These are the words of Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua, the retired archbishop of Philadelphia. 569 more words

Culture

How Will History Judge Catholics in the 2008 Election?

Deal W. Hudson
October 24, 2008

The Catholic Church is often accused of complicity in a variety of moral evils, including the institution of slavery, the rise of the Nazi Party, and even the horror of the Holocaust itself. 710 more words

Culture

Will "Faithful Citizenship" Win the Catholic Vote For Obama?

Deal W. Hudson
October 28, 2008

If Obama wins on November 4 with the help of Catholic voters, the biggest factor in his favor will be the bishops’ own document and  803 more words

Church

Two 'Dumb Republican Broads' Embarrass all Women

Very few members of the once ‘Grand Old Party’ can be accurately labeled ‘Republican.’ Only a handful of Republican Politicians maintain the principles and ideals of their predecessors. 588 more words