Posts Tagged: voting

If You Could Talk to the Candidates, Just Imagine It

March 30, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , ,

Actually, you don’t have to be Dr. Doolittle to talk with candidates for public office. You just have to be willing to try. Opportunities abound — whether at campaign events, stopping by their offices, or calling them on the phone.… Read more

The Politics of Deceit. (Is that redundant?)

March 22, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , , , , ,

My good friend Lee Wishing of Grove City College’s Center for Vision and Values wrote a great piece on last night’s Obamacare vote, and the deceitfulness of those who advanced it. It appears in today’s WORLD magazine blog.

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Big Money Aimed at PA Legislative Races

March 17, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

Clear evidence that all eyes are not on Washington in the critical 2010 elections; the Huffington Post reports that the national Democratic Party will pump $20 million into state legislative races in targeted states, including Pennsylvania. At issue: who draws … Read more

How Senators Hide the Truth

March 16, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , , ,

As we fully expected, some Senators who today voted to table SB 707, the Marriage Protection Amendment, are now telling constituents “there was no vote on SB 707” or “I didn’t vote against it.”

Contrary to the purpose of the … Read more

SB 707 and The Politics of Personal Destruction

March 16, 2010 | 12 comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

The “tolerant” folks who support “same-sex marriage” seem more than willing to publicly threaten legislators who won’t vote their way. This week, a blogger at the PA Progressive website posted the following, referring to SB 707, the Pennsylvania Marriage Protection … Read more

8 Senators Tell PA: “No, You May Not Vote”

March 16, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , ,

The latest polling in Pennsylvania indicates a vast majority of citizens believe they should have the opportunity to vote on a marriage protection amendment. Today, eight State Senators voted to deny us that opportunity.

Here are the Senators who voted … Read more

Let The People Vote!

March 16, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , ,

Reporter John Micek of the Allentown Morning Call writes a blog, and in the latest installment he writes about SB 707, the Marriage Amendment, and says this:

“More astute readers are aware that this insane prohibition is already enshrined in … Read more

Volleyball and the PA Marriage Amendment

March 15, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

Today as I listened to the State Senate pay tribute to the Penn State women’s volleyball team (certainly deserving of tribute, given their amazing record), I was reminded of the consistent refrain from opponents to a Pennsylvania Marriage Protection Amendment … Read more

Abortion, the Tea Party leaders, and the Future

March 15, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , , , ,

I saw this post from John Piper this morning on the Desiring God blog. As usual, he distills the issue to its basic elements very quickly.

Tea Party Prevarication March 14, 2010 | By: John Piper | Category: Commentary

According … Read more

A Gettysburg Address… for a Casino?

March 12, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

My son Wesley’s sixth grade class at Covenant Christian Academy is memorizing Lincoln’s Gettysburg address. He was practicing it at home the other night, getting ready for several opportunities he will have to recite it with his class, including at … Read more