This Time Rick Warren Is Late to the Birth Control Outrage Game

Megapastor Rick Warren is always preaching loudly about some crusade or another, but it looks like this time he picked the wrong issue to take a stand on. He's come out swinging against Obama's contraception mandate, even though it offers exemptions for religious institutions. The only problem? His church, which is… » 2/14/12 10:00am 2/14/12 10:00am

God Thinks You Could Stand to Lose a Few Pounds

Have you ever thought about whether God thinks you're fat? Well, maybe you should start. At least that's what Pastor Rick Warren — bestselling author and pastor at one of the largest megachurches in the nation — thinks. He's got a new diet plan that he's pulled from scripture, and he's poised to lead his whole… » 1/25/12 11:20am 1/25/12 11:20am

We Were Dreaming Of A White Christmas Holiday, And Then It Snowed And…

Apparently, being cold and stuck inside makes me kind of rant-filled about bailouts, stimuli, Prop 8, Hannukah, the mortgage crisis and structural deficiencies, so Spencer Ackerman is basically the perfect person to talk to. » 12/22/08 10:00am 12/22/08 10:00am

Sarah Palin's Wardrobe, The Universe Completely Crazy

The end of the week is a time to sit and digest the insanity that the week has spawned. More news on Sarah Palin's style? Check. Canadian Parliamentary crisis? Check. A Supreme Court case on Barack Obama's birth certificate? Yup, got that, too. Between all of that, plus calls for Robert Mugabe to resign, Tim Geithner… » 12/05/08 10:00am 12/05/08 10:00am

Everything In The News Will Piss You Off Today, Puppies And Presidents …

  • The Bushes spent about $3.7 million dollars on real estate in a pricey Dallas neighborhood, and boy, are you going to seethe with jealousy when you see the house the Presidency can buy you. [Washington Post, The Smoking Gun]
  • Italy is struggling with a rise in puppy smuggling due to a love of specific breeds and a…
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Obama And McCain Meet Rick Warren For The Betterment Of Rick Warren

Rick Warren is the author of A Purpose Driven Life » 8/18/08 10:00am 8/18/08 10:00am, which is a book I haven't read nor do I intend to read because I'm a bigger believer in the motivating nature of futility. But lots of people buy what Rick Warren is selling, so Barack Obama and John McCain schlepped to his California megachurch this weekend for a…