A Florida pastor's plan to burn the Koran on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks hit the diplomatic community worldwide this week.
Summer fades into autumn, and with it comes the seasonal focus on ancient faith. Muslims fast for Ramadan, seeking mercy and forgiveness, closing the last day of the observance with prayer and celebration on Eid al-Fitr. Jews blow the shofar, with its piercing cry ringing in the New Year, first with the celebration of Rosh Hashanah, when we nibble apples dipped in honey, hoping for sweetness in the days ahead, and then the solemn fasting on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
Comedy Central's svelte crackpot host Stephen Colbert appears to be on a profile-raising mission to best such friendly rivals as Jon Stewart.
I joyfully bring you a glowing report as I wrap up my tour across America 2010, where nightly, all summer long, I have been privileged to meet with great, hardworking and hard-playing American families from every imaginable walk of life in 68 cities. I share with you a powerful, united message of unstoppable good will, decency, indefatigable, positive spirit and a herculean work ethic that is absolutely dedicated to bringing America back from this embarrassing brink of unaccountable upside-down government gone mad.
The bodacious, unapologetic "tea party" is ready to rumble on Sept. 12 when the National Mall will be wall to wall with those who favor less taxes, smaller government and a return to traditional American values.
President Obama will hold a press conference at the White House on Sept. 10. The White House said Mr. Obama would use the event as an opportunity to discuss his administration's work on the economy.
'Perhaps the most celebrated turning point in the history of the German language is the work of another rebel against Rome, Martin Luther.'
The big rally is done, and Glenn Beck is manning the Fox News microphones and testing the reach of theblaze.com, his new website.
I applaud commentator Glenn Beck for calling on America to "turn back to God" ("Mall rally sends message of anti-Washington unrest," Politics, Monday). The way current laws are progressing - or rather regressing - speaking in defense of life and the rights of families is becoming sort of a crime against the state.