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  • Pastor to church: voting for Obama would show ‘severe moral schizophrenia’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 29, 2008 | 1:51 pm

    My favorite line from Pulpit Freedom Sunday came from Crown Point, Ind., pastor who told his congregation that voting for Barack Obama would demonstrate “severe moral schizophrenia.”

    The tax code states that a tax-exempt charitable organization “may not be an action organization,...

  • Ministers to challenge tax laws, preach on Obama and McCain

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 10, 2008 | 1:18 pm

    I wonder if Erik Stanley, senior legal counsel at the Alliance Defense Fund (mentioned yesterday), is one of those people who think the Internal Revenue Service lacks the authority to enforce tax laws and, therefore, we should just stop paying taxes.

    Stanley’s position on this is...

  • Angry pastor threatens to shoot other motorist

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    August 7, 2008 | 3:43 pm

    I can count on one hand the number of times my impatience with idiots on California freeways has prompted me to flip the bird out my car window. Most memorably, this occurred during college while I was driving along the 405, near my church, en route to the first day of my internship...

  • Our Legacy

    By Rabbi Ed Feinstein

    March 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    As I wheeled my shopping cart down the aisle of the local market on my weekly grocery run, a toddler riding in his mother's cart came up the other side. He was one of the students in the nursery school, and when he recognized me, his mouth dropped open. He pointed and shouted, "Mom,...

  • Too Big to Ignore

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    June 13, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    It was the first cool night in the midst of a heat wave and Rosalie Zalis, executive director of Winnick Family Foundation and former liaison to the Jewish community for ex-Gov. Pete Wilson, was preaching to the masses.

    "You should get involved with a political action committee," the...

  • The Stealth Politics of Dr. Laura

    By Sarah Blustain

    July 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    She's mean, she's popular. And she's more political than her shocked listeners realize. Pat Buchanan has floated her name for running mate. Gay activists have made her a target in the battle for marriage rights. And Christian lobbyists and proselytizers are carrying her flag high.