Dispatches from the Creation Wars

Archives for January, 2004

Salon.com has an article today on Howard Ahmanson, the reclusive savings and loan heir who has spent millions to promote religious right causes in America. In addition to his enormous support of seemingly any anti-gay organizations he can find, Ahmanson is well known to those of us who are active in the evolution/creationism battle because…

Volokh on First Amendment History

Eugene Volokh, a UCLA law professor who blogs, has an excellent article in the National Review Online. He correctly points out that constitutional law is a good deal more complex than we often hear from conservatives throwing out such noble-sounding but mostly meaningless catchphrases as “original intent” and “strict construction”. Speaking of the free speech…

Pat Robertson and Miss Cleo

Yes folks, Pat Robertson has once again been confabbing with God and he has reported on the 700 Club that God has told him that Bush will win the 2004 election easily: “I think George Bush is going to win in a walk. I really believe I’m hearing from the Lord it’s going to be…