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Carping Crusaders: Religious Right Whines About Obama Shout Out To Non-Believers

Last week I wrote about the experiences my daughter and I had while attending the inauguration of President Barack Obama on the National Mall. I noted that during his inaugural address, Obama pointed out that America's diversity is a strength.

"We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus – and non-believers," Obama said. "We are shaped by every language and culture, drawn from every end of this Earth...." Read more

Inaugural Irritant: Why Rick Warren's Prayer Left Me Cold

I hadn't planned to attend the Inauguration of Barack Obama on the National Mall, since I'm not a huge fan of big crowds and cold weather. But yesterday morning at 9 I found myself on the Mall, surrounded by 1.5 million others, staring at a jumbo screen. Read more