Boehner's Gamble on the Debt Ceiling

An interesting strategy: Many House Republicans, including some key leaders, have decided they can live with a government shutdown but not with the threat of default. In the hours ahead, look for the GOP to seek a deal with President Obama and Democrats on at least a short-term increase in the debt limit, while standing …

Making More Proficient Bullies, One Anti-Bullying Campaign at a Time

Our public education system is at it again: It started as a simple look at bullying. University of Texas at Arlington criminologist Seokjin Jeong analyzed data collected from 7,000 students from all 50 states. He thought the results would be predictable and would show that anti-bullying programs curb bullying. Instead — he found the opposite. …

My Lord and My God: Wisdom of the Wise

For an introduction, explanation and links to the entire work, click here. We have come a long way already in our journey through both the Scriptures and the Fathers concerning our subject. We have seen that both affirmed that a) Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit are God and b) both are subordinate to the …

Yes, the Founding Fathers Hit the Tavern

Sad to say, however, it's closing during the government shut-down: An iconic Philadelphia restaurant has been forced to close its doors and turn away booked parties because of the government shutdown. City Tavern at 3rd and Walnut Streets in the Old City section of the city has been told it must close until the U.S. …

Welby Skips GAFCON II

Saving the travel budget? The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will not be attending the GAFCON II Conference in Nairobi this month, a spokesman tells Anglican Ink, due to a schedule conflict. A spokesman from the Lambeth Press Office said the Archbishop had been invited to address the 21-26 October 2013 meeting of centrist and …

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