"Politicians, religion clash"

A few weeks ago, Roman Catholic leader of Rhode Island Bishop Thomas Tobin requested that Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy refrain from taking Holy Communion due to his pro-choice stance on abortion — even though prior to the recent death of Kennedy's father, Sen. Edward ""Ted"" Kennedy, Patrick Kennedy's political views had not prohibited his participation. Read more

When hell freezes over

I'll just get it out in the open: I don't care what happens in the climate change debate. Not even a made up word like ""fidoodling"" can describe what people have done to turn an environmental issue into a political one. As a consequence, I don't care terribly much anymore. Read more