The former Republican leader of the United States House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich, has been invited to attend Margaret
For some reason music and politics, or more specifically politicians and music, just do not seem to fit, but not through want of trying.
Very few today would welcome a return to the days when homosexuality was the 'disease' that dare not speak its name. In much of Britain today, same-sex relationships are fast-becoming a matter of shoulder-shrugging ordinariness. If secular society is moving away from discrimination on the basis of sexuality, it seems many Christians are also beginning a journey of their own in the same direction. If the Church of England insists on 'this far and no further', it might find itself cut adrift from the life of the nation, and from very many people of faith.
No.But since you asked, and for those of you are not that interested but want to sound like you have been reading the Washington Post everyday, then here is a summary as to why he wont win in ten easy steps...
The Republican four man presidential nomination 'food fight' has come to an end with Rick Santorum's latest impressive wins. 'Rocky' Santorum has managed to muscle this Republican primary bout into a two man slugfest.
It occurred to me the other day that the Republican Primaries have become identical to the TV show The Biggest Loser. At the start of the Biggest Loser, fat people stand in front of their friends and family, announce they want to lose weight and then troop off to do something about it.
Rumours are circulating in the US that Republican firebrand Sarah Palin could be about to mount a late bid for the White
The merits of Obamacare, how to fix the economy, taxing the super rich, cutting the deficit, balancing the budget. Let's face it does anyone really listen to what the candidates are saying on these issues anymore? The Republicans hate Obama but right now they hate each other too and without a front runner, all of the candidates and issues are just turning into one homogenous political advert of bitterness and hate.
If there is one hard and fast rule about this year's primary, it's this: there are no hard and fast rules. In fact, as the 2012 Republican primary progresses, it increasingly resembles the 2008 Democrat primary.
One of my favorite quirks of the English language is that the words lunar and lunatic both derive from the same Latin root