Religious zealots will be the death of society. I truly believe that, even more so after my conversation this morning with Rachel Tabachnick. Rachel has long been researching and writing about the impact of the Religious Right on politics and, of late, has turned much of her attention toward the New Apostolic Reformation. Much of her past work is found at Talk2Action.org, and she has recently begun amassing info about NAR at NARwatch.org.
As she often writes about religious extremists and their impact on politics, I was happy to see that she has a piece in the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz about him – basically warning Israelis about him “With Friends Like Glenn Beck…”
Video Quote of the Day : “Rick Perry’s an idiot, and I don’t think anyone would disagree with that.”
And finally :
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will talk about his demand that federal regulators obey the law and limit oil speculation!
Juan Cole is professor of modern Middle Eastern and South Asian history at the University of Michigan and the author of “Engaging the Muslim World,” and writes the “Informed Comment” blog at www.juancole.com
His must-read column– The Top Ten Myths About The Libya War -answers all the questions that were raised about Qadaffi and Libya during yesterday’s show!