He Is Barack Obama

Posted by Katherine | Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Jeff is a fan of his wife and video games... and Barack Obama. This appears to be a self-portrait. [Jeff the Trojan / Flickr] Under the photograph, Jeff writes an impassioned political manifesto. [I am] ...a patriotic American. …the descendent of immigrants. [...] ...a person with a moral compass, based on the values my Christian ...

Christians Figuring Faith Into Their Votes

Posted by Katherine | Monday, November 3rd, 2008

[TheFemGeek / Flickr] Two Christians. Two distinct views on how to mix faith and politics. Meaghan is a Democrat getting a Ph.D. in psychology at Tulane in New Orleans. She says she likes knitting and is sarcastic, but here she is entirely earnest about faith and American democracy. Don't get me wrong, I ...

Against Palin… Before He Was (Sort Of) For Her

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

On the fence [slavetothemusic / Flickr] Ann Raber just discovered an interesting new blogger. He writes anonymously at Black Men for McCain. He says he's a black Republican and a Christian who dislikes Obama and intended his month-old blog to support McCain. Until, at least, McCain picked Palin: I’m a Republican because this ...

Michelle Obama’s Convention Speech

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, August 28th, 2008

[rklau / Flickr] If Twitter and swing states are anything to go by, Michelle Obama pretty much rocked her audience on Monday night with her convention speech. The blogosphere echoed with praise, too, but also with pointed analysis and critiques. Here's a taste of it all. John Klomp is a gay artist ...

Traditionalists v. Progressives

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Paul is a Christian from the DC area. He was born in small-town China and emigrated after Tiananmen. Somewhere along the way he became a master of satire. Here he poses as a "traditionalist" to explain what distinguishes him from progressives. (Hat tip to Sarolta Cump.) He didn't break character ...