More on Lyndon Johnson

Rep. Walter Jones: Dick Cheney probably going to hell for Iraq War policy

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Congress will not hold anyone to blame [for America’s wars in the Middle East]. Lyndon Johnson’s … Continued

Why Pat Robertson’s pot plan is a (bong) pipe dream

Pat Robertson should stick to television evangelism.  His recent pitch to legalize marijuana and make it as available as alcoholic … Continued

Pat Robertson: ‘Don’t take extremism to extremes’

Clem Britt AP In this Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 file picture, Rev. Pat Robertson talks to attendees at a prayer … Continued

Every secular vote must be counted in this election

The dramatic year 1968, when I cast my first unhappy presidential vote for Democrat Hubert H. Humphrey, was also the … Continued

OYL! — Corruption, the Spirit, the Earth and us

Three months! — and it is even clearer now we are facing not an oil “spill” in the Gulf, the … Continued

From Eden to the Gulf: Abundance, greed and disaster

Just as the oil blowout in the Gulf grew from Big Oil’s unwillingness to restrain itself from gobbling up even … Continued

Pray in the Spirit (Not the Name) of Jesus

I favor having a prayer at the presidential inauguration ceremony, but such prayers should be as inclusive as possible. The … Continued

On The Unreliability of Compassion Without Enforceable Law

Let me say first that I am unequivocally in favor of compassion. But Karen Armstrong’s proposal that the world should … Continued

We All Earned the Puppy

On election night, after Barack Obama made his acceptance speech, I was filled with too much excitement and elation to … Continued

Whose Religious Extremists?

Lyndon Johnson once said of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover: “It’s probably better to have him inside the tent p–ing … Continued