Mr. Obama did the same thing by barring discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people working for federal contractors, the first time that had ever been imposed on contractors by the federal government. With that stroke of a pen, Mr. Obama essentially barred Muslim and Christian groups and contractors, who believe acting on homosexual impulses to be sinful, from competing for these lucrative contracts.
For example, Catholic Charities is out. So are Baptist groups who provide great relief services in times of disaster.Read More
“Dialogue with Islam is an illusion,” says Andrew Bieszad.
Mr. Bieszad “has an MA in Islamic Studies from Hartford Seminary with concentration in the Islamic equivalent of Dogmatic Theology. He is the author of Lions of the Faith: Saints, Blesseds, and Heroes of the Catholic Faith in the Struggle with Islam. He is a sought after writer and speaker on Islamic topics,” says his bio at the website www.OnePeter.Five.com.
He relates this conversation that took place on his first day of seminary at Hartford Seminary:Read More
A man walks into a bakery owned by two Muslim brothers.
He hands them the photo above and says, “I’d like you to bake me a cake just like this one.”
It is possible, even likely, that the Muslim bakers would decline the order for religious reasons.
Like Jews, Muslims refrain from consuming pork, considering it unclean.
Here is the question: would liberals and their allies in the mainstream media be aghast?Read More
Bad boys abound in the world of sports.
In today’s sports section, I was struck by the juxtaposition of two articles which described two very different athletes.
One was about a “bad boy”, Aldon Smith, the talented linebacker of the San Francisco 49ers. As reported in the U.S. Today by Jarrett Bell, Mr. Smith has quite a rap sheet for a 24 year old man …