Politics always competes with religion (joining it, tolerating it when it must, and absorbing it when it can) in order to promise, if not a life beyond, then a new deal on this earth, and a leader smiling charismatically from the
Contributed by Tim Najpaver on Oct 23, 2004
The philosopher Plato said
The penalty that good men pay for not being interested in politics is to be
This time around, our American bishops weren't cowering in a corner–they were telling everyone that politicians who fail to defend the most defenseless humans–preborn babies–and who want to use your tax money and mine to murder these children–are not worthy of our vote.
Contributed by Daniel Owens on Jan 6, 2008
Politically… did you know… that
• 20% of the member states of the United Nations weren’t even countries – 100 years ago?
• The United Nations itself didn’t even exist at the beginning of the 20th