The smartest man in the world can’t make a gaffe, surely. When Barack Obama says something ridiculous, mean-spirited, wrongheaded, or just plain dumb, he means it. So we know Obama considers the murders of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others mere “bumps in the road” to his re-election. Four bumps, to be precise. When Obama says Israel is just “one of our strongest allies” in the Middle East, no longer our strongest, he means it.
As if reading from a script written by the Romney campaign, the Democrats on Wednesday managed to mangle their public image even further, this time by booing God and Israel. On Tuesday, the Democratic National Convention stripped God’s name from their platform and rejected Israel’s choice of Jerusalem as its capital. Wednesday, the party panicked and rushed in an amendment to restore God and Jerusalem. But the delegates wanted none of it. Here’s the damning
For years voters have complained that politicians and parties say anything to get a vote. People have longed for the days of plain talk and honesty. Well, the Democrats passed a new platform today. Two headlines emerged: 1. The Democrats rejected any reference to God. 2. The Democrats rejected Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The question is: can you trust them? Do Democrats really reject God and reject Jerusalem as the center of Israeli political life?
The story Isaac is about tests of faith. God commanded Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, his only son, born after Abraham and Sarah had given up hope of conceiving. Once Isaac was bound and placed on the altar, God stayed Abraham’s hand. “Now I know you fear God.” You know the rest. It just struck me this morning, listening to the weather during Jamie Allman’s show, that Isaac now threatens the GOP convention, dangling above Tampa
No, I’m not a war monger. But peace is not the absence of war. It’s the presence of peace. If you live in Israel, you are not at peace. You are at war. War against a massive body of people who want to destroy you before they move on to destroy Christendom. If Christendom doesn’t destroy itself first. So let’s all thank Israel for standing tall on the front lines of this epic battle between
Israel’s assault on Hamas terrorists in Gaza continued for a second day. As if reading from a script, the UN Security Council called for an immediate stop to Israel’s self-defense. As the air strikes continued, Israel has moved more troops and tanks to the border, possibly in preparation for an incursion into the area now under terrorist control. Some internation responses were less than predictable, though. France, for instance, demands first that the terrorists