Glorifying Treason

Imagine the outcry if a mainstream Arab singing group came out with an album glorifying MAJ Nidal Hasan, John Walker Lindh, Adam Gadahn, and other American Muslims who took up arms against their fellow Americans. Yet the Chieftains have done pretty much the same thing with their album, San Patricio, which glorifies Irish-Americans who deserted…

Glenn Beck, the Churches, and “Social Justice”

As I’ve already mentioned, Glenn Beck is underfire for criticizing churches that emphasize “social justice,” noting that it was “social justice” that has attracted lots of Christians to socialism (liberation theology) and national socialism (Fr. Charles Coughlin). Leftist Christians like Jim Wallis and Fr. James Martin are outraged, as are some “conservatives” at First Things.…