What If They Threw A War On Religion & Nobody Came?

Sorry, Santorum-lovers — Religion Dispatch’s Sarah Posner is right:¬†when it comes to the so-called ‘war on religion’ there’s no ‘there’ there....

“Welcome to the 2nd decade in a row of humanitarian war.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBOlNxTTcBs#t=08m42s During the Bush administration, Democrats often boasted that — unlike the president and his aides, who were consumed by millenarian dreams of remaking the Middle East in the image of American democracy — they were part of the...

Morning Maddow: Mama Said Wonk You Out

Get your wonk on, kiddies — sitting in for our hero is WaPo columnist and supreme numbers nrrrd Ezra Klein, crunching Obama’s proposed 2013 budget with former OMB Director Peter Orszag. WATCH IT: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Related: AP’s...

Monday Upper: Shorter USCCB — Forced Pregnancy Now, Forced Pregnancy Tomorrow, Forced Pregnancy Forever!

Not much to say: Last week, Obama offered a deft political compromise to the resurgent birth control debate (yes, I just wrote that). Despite this, US Catholic officials refused to budge from their hardline, pro-forced pregnancy position (RELIGIOUS LIBERTY!) So why the sudden Papal insurgency vs the (real)...

Morning Maddow: Contraception, Culture Wars, and the Utter Hypocrisy of Republicans (Redux)

Waitaminute — y’mean the GOP was FOR Obama’s suddenly controversial contraception legislation before they were against it? Oh, please — epic flip-flops are a longtime Republican trademark. Everyone’s favourite living argument for birth control has the 411. Watch it: Visit...

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