Tomes have been written about Jerusalem and the fact that it is home to holy sites for the world’s three great monotheistic religions. The Temple Mount is the third holiest site in Islam and home to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock. By tradition, the Dome of the Rock is believed to […]
We talk about Syria like it’s still a nation state. Talking with military intelligence experts along the northern Israeli border with Lebanon and Syria, it becomes clear that’s not the case. Rebel fighters, the Islamic State, Kurds and Turkey – along with the Assad regime and its affiliated groups, which include Hezbollah – have carved […]
Prior to a week in Israel, you could count the number of truly kosher meals I’ve had on one hand and maybe a nose. Not that many. The food we shared in Israel was amazing and the amount was legion. In most cases, meals were served family style and in courses. Early in the trip, […]
I grew up fairly religious in the Southern Baptist Church. I was the youth minister my senior year of high school, preaching a sermon on the conversion of Saul and his epiphany after being blinded on the road to Damascus. In Acts 9:4 we read: “And he fell to the earth and heard a voice […]
If the Israelis, under constant threat and living just miles from an alphabet soup of other militant groups who hate them, can show the compassion to care for people in need, can we not do more?
For LePage to be successful, he’d need to build trust with lawmakers, work in good faith and be willing to compromise. No chance.
The governor likes to fight for the sake of fighting and shows us once again that he’s uninterested in the actual work of governing.
Voters are pretty clear about what they don’t like about Obamacare. And it doesn’t match the policy argument that most Republicans are making.
We can’t allow the governor to obscure his bad policies with outrageous statements on talk radio or at town hall meetings, but we also have to hold him account for the terrible things he says.