I’ve never bought into any of the theories that certain storms and other nasty weather phenomena are God’s way of expressing disapproval of  sinful social trends.


But such theories have given rise to THIS COLUMN by Dana Milbank:


James Dobson’s Focus on the Family asked Christians to pray for rain to fall on Barack Obama in 2008 when he accepted the presidential nomination. Various religious conservatives have said that hurricanes, earthquakes and other meteorological phenomena were divine punishment of wayward humans.


So what are we to make of Wednesday’s March for Life on the Mall in Washington [above]? The temperature ...

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I’ve never bought into any of the theories that certain storms and other nasty weather phenomena are God’s way of expressing disapproval of  sinful social trends.

But such theories have given rise to THIS COLUMN by Dana Milbank:

James Dobson’s Focus on the Family asked Christians to pray for rain to fall on Barack Obama in 2008 when he accepted the presidential nomination. Various religious conservatives have said that hurricanes, earthquakes and other meteorological phenomena were divine punishment of wayward humans.

So what are we to make of Wednesday’s March for Life on the Mall in Washington [above]? The temperature ...

Read more