More on Palin's Scary Religious Affiliations

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 30, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Oh, I get it. The reason that major news media are not asking Sarah Palin about Joel's Army is...they're shaking in their shoes. They're afraid Palin will start yelling that her faith is being persecuted. As one friend of mine...Read More

Palin's Religious Affiliations -- Time to Ask the Hard Questions

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 29, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

With just five weeks before the election, the major media still aren't asking Sarah Palin the hard questions about her religious affiliations. Sure, they've wallowed in the tabloidy stuff, like her alleged political corruption and alleged infidelity to her husband....Read More

Nominating David Letterman for...

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 27, 2008 | 10:30 AM | comments

Remember when Letterman laid an egg as MC at the 1995 Oscars? I was watching that night, and thought he was funny as hell, because I lived in New York long enough to appreciate the city's cocktail mix of irony...Read More

The $700 Billion: Hand Over Your Chickens

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 25, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

As the $700 billion bailout moves towards approval by Congress, there are enough rumblings of citizen anger that I started wondering why a 7-million-person march on Washington D.C. wasn't developing. Last night, as I watched President Bush tell us in...Read More

YouTube Censors Exposé on Palin Churches

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 22, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Censorship is routine now, with stuff that voters need to see being sucked out of sight right and left. Citing "inappropriate content," YouTube has removed Bruce Wilson's revealing video about the uber-pentecostal movement that Sarah Palin's churches are part of....Read More

Jerry Falwell with Lipstick

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 16, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Alaskan Baptist preacher Howard Bess, who has locked horns with Sarah Palin right in the Wasilla community, calls her "Jerry Falwell with a pretty face." I'll add in the now-famous lipstick. Palin is so far to the right of some...Read More

From Fat City to Tent City

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 11, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Remember when many of us kept lists of names of lovers and friends who died of AIDS? Not long ago, I sat down and made a list of people I know -- some students, mostly educated professional people -- who...Read More

Sarah Palin as a Fog Machine

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 08, 2008 | 7:00 PM | comments

Yesterday it was one of those moments when you felt sure that the news people must have made it up. Like that moment when you were sure for a fleeting instant that the picture on the TV tube, the one...Read More

We Must End Attacks on the Right to Peaceful Protest

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | September 02, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

As national convention time rumbles onward, an old issue rears its ugly head. It's the ugliest, most terrifying monster head that Americans can see during a Presidential election. It wears the contorted face of a denial of rights guaranteed in...Read More