Tag Archives: Rick Warren

Rick Warren’s Easter lesson

I happened to be watching “Larry King Live” when Rick Warren made his apparently controversial statements about not working very hard for California’s Proposition 8 opposing gay marriage (one of the rare times I was watching the old dude,) for … Continue reading

Tagged | Leave a comment

On second thought … Joe Lowry’s not for gay marriage either

Don’t call it a flip-flop, apparently the MSM got this one wrong. I also erred, reporting in this post, that unlike Pastor Rick Warren, the Rev. Joe Lowry, who will give the benediction at Barack Obama’s swearing in, is a … Continue reading

Posted in President Barack Obama, Religion | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Rick Warren and the Elianization of Everything

As the niche controversy over President-Elect Barack Obama’s choice of megachurch pastor Rick Warren to give the invocation at his swearing in continues to fester, it strikes me that we may have another Elian Gonzales-style saga in the making. Elian, … Continue reading

Posted in President Barack Obama | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

At last, some sanity on the Rick Warren issue

I’ve been struggling with writing an op-ed on the whole dust-up over Barack Obama inviting Pastor Rick Warren (the proverbial “chicken soup” for the soul-filled) to do the invocation at his swearing in. The trick: how to write that the … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, President Barack Obama | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

PFAW not pleased with Warren

People for the American Way issues a statement of displeasure regarding Rick Warren’s participation in the inaugural. It reads in part: Pastor Warren, while enjoying a reputation as a moderate based on his affable personality and his church’s engagement on … Continue reading

Posted in President Barack Obama | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The inaugural

The Joint Congressional Committee in charge of the inauguration just released the order of events for January 20. Spoiler alert: there will be Aretha! … and apparently, Obama has forgiven Rick Warren for hooking John McCain up with that phony … Continue reading

Posted in President Barack Obama | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Thinking the unthinkable: is Pastor Rick … a liar?

Pastor Rick Warren is on Larry King right now, giving a post-op on his civil forum on Saturday. I turned the channel and TiVo didn’t pick up the beginning of the interview, so somebody please email me and let me … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, John McCain | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

John McCain’s unoriginal originals

CBS News’ Ryan Corsaro pisses off the right wing nutjobs by pointing out the many, many times John McCain violated the simple Rick Warren rule: don’t give me your stump speech. |

Posted in John McCain | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The fake ‘cone of silence’ … plus: is John McCain embellishing his Vietnam stories for political gain?

Apparently, Pastor Rick Warren was surprised to learn that his pretend maverick guest, John McCain, wasn’t in a “cone of silence” after all while Barack Obama was taking questions at the Saddleback Church’s civil forum: The McCain campaign, which flew … Continue reading

Posted in John McCain | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Meg Whitman??? … and other thoughts on the Rick Warren presidential forum

My initial impression of the Rick Warren “civil discussion” tonight featuring one hour each for Barack Obama and John McCain is that the forum, and particularly the questions, did seem tailor made for McCain, which isn’t surprising because Warren, like … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, John McCain | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment