Tag: media

Wherefore the Divisions?

No sooner did Kerry call it quits than everyone was talking about the divisions of the nation, pointing to the red-and-blue maps that CNN, FOX, etc. posted for our viewing pleasure. Many people were demanding that Bush heal those divisions. Before we can even address that, though, where are these divisions and are they really …

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Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth

This evening I wrote an email to Evangelical Christian talk show host Marty Minto. I anxiously await his response. In the meantime, I’d love for my Protestant readers to give me their take. Marty, I mean the following as a serious question, not just some anti-"sola scriptura" taunt. I honestly want your answer to this, …

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Catholics, Kerry, and a Column

David McCarthy (Pitt News) wonders why a priest at the Catholic Newman Center critiqued his writing. Perhaps this sloppy and uninformative segment demonstrates why. By the way, this article is a follow-up to another of his. Sitting down with a priest at the Catholic Newman Center, I politely asked the clergyman’s opinion [about why many …

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Bent Out of Shape

I’m listening to the Marty Minto show right now (M – F, 3PM – 6PM on 101.5 WORD-FM in Pittsburgh) and he’s about to have a coronary because a day care center is teaching yoga to kids. He’s yelling for people to repent and generally carrying on like a corner apocalyptic preacher. I called the …

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A Study in Contrasts

I'm fascinated by bias and slant in the media. Here are two opposing spins on the same story. Vatican Has Not Denied Automatic Excommunication of John Kerry (LifeSiteNews) "News which broke yesterday about a Vatican consultant's response to a question about canon law application to Catholic politicians who support abortion, has created a media uproar …

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