Tired of the campaign speeches? We are too. The important issues facing the country weren’t well defined while supercilious ones were debated ad nauseam. Despite this, John’s boralogue examines significant trends, which did manifest themselves during the campaigns. Bottom line reality: whoever is elected probably won’t matter because the major trends have not changed course for over two decades, regardless of who occupies the White House or Congress.
A number of Catholic dioceses prohibited distribution of a voter’s guide affirming that church’s traditional teachings on abortion, homosexuality, and stem cell research. This outed some of the closet rebels and revealed a long-standing rift, which has plagued mainline denominations in the U.S. for thirty years. Michael Adams from “Culture and Cosmos” in Washington guests.
Then Jerome Corsi, co-author of the controversial book about John Kerry, “Unfit for Command,” joins the show to warn about the emerging “Atomic Islam,” which is also the name of his forthcoming book.
Finally, when politicians claim they’ll retain oversight over the laws they’re passing, we should ignore them, because oversight is virtually unknown in the real world of politics. Angelo Codevilla from the “American Spectator,” looks at the CIA’s track record in this area.