DHS Right-Wing Extremism Warning

From U.S. News and World Report: Reports of a warning about "rightwing extremism" issued by the Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis have been met with denunciations from conservative talk show hosts. Highlighting the reaction of the American Legion, which took issue with suggestions "that some soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan could be […]

Are Christians Driving Church Attendance Down?

By Paul Proctor | April 4, 2009 | NewsWithViews.com The reports are everywhere now about the declining numbers of church members and baptisms – especially among Southern Baptists; so much so that church leaders address it at almost every opportunity as if attempting to somehow spark a zeal in remaining members like a coach might […]

Old Line Journalism Dying One Tweet at a Time

Today demonstrates well why old line print journalism involving large, corporately-owned media conglomerates is a dying breed. In today’s Des Moines Register, publisher Laura Hollingsworth describes the economic woes facing the newspaper: Like all Iowans, we’ve already had a few months of tough decisions. We’ve dealt with a reduction in employees and a furlough program […]

Google Enters Virtual World

PCMag.com is offering a preview/review of Google Lively (Beta). This is the online giant’s entrance into the virtual world dominated by Second Life. Here is the summary of the article: Lively gives you a 3D chat world with a very clear interface, and it makes getting into virtual worlds much easier than it is with […]

Americans Watching a Way of Life Disappear?

Yesterday, crude oil reached $126 per barrel for the first time. That is a 25 percent increase year-to-date, and it isn’t finished. Search the web, and it is easy to find broad-ranging opinions pointing towards $200 a barrel. This is a life-changing catastrophe for Americans. As gas quickly approaches $4.00 a gallon, we must start […]