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Mitt Romney Hearts Pat Robertson Who Hearts Wife-Beaters

Mitt Romney campaigned with Pat Robertson this week. Yes, this Pat Robertson. __________ And here’s Romney in full demagogue mode with Pat Robertson roused into ovation behind him. __________ Will Mitt Romney tell us why he campaigns with an advocate of wife-beating?

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An 8.8 quake hit Chile early this morning (February 27, 2010). Will the damage and loss of life be similar to May 22, 1960 when the largest earthquake ever recorded (9.5 magnitude) hit the same area?

AP early this morning: A massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake capable of tremendous damage struck central Chile early Saturday, shaking the capital for a minute and half and setting off a tsunami. . . . The largest earthquake ever recorded struck the … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins, Sherry Marquez, and Reductio Ad Absurdum

After Pat Robertson said that Haiti’s earthquake occurred because Haiti had made a pact with the devil, other Christians distanced themselves from his statement and had a different reaction: don’t worry so much about the question of theodicy, but help those in need … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins and Pat Robertson: The Essentialism That Binds?

After Pat Robertson said that Haiti’s earthquake had occurred because Haiti had made a pact with the devil, other Christians distanced themselves from his statement, and had a different reaction: don’t worry so much about the question of theodicy, but help those in … Continue reading

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Andrew Sullivan Asks a Good Question: How Can a Christian Listen to, and Support, Rush Limbaugh?

Andrew Sullivan at his blog today: It’s staggering to me that this callow charlatan is supported by people who call themselves Christians. There is no way for anyone who is not a monster to respond to the fathomless tragedy of Haiti … Continue reading

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Pat Robertson’s Haiti “Pact with the Devil” Comment Gets Pushback from Shep Smith

Pat Robertson thinks that God recently visited upon Haiti a devastating earthquake because the country displeases him. And why does the country displease Him? Because to get rid of the French at the time of its colonization, the country’s independence fighters supposedly made a pact … Continue reading

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