Guest Voices: Jacques Berlinerblau


Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/09/2012

An open letter to social conservatives

A pro-choice, pro-gay marriage, Jewish atheist offers counsel after Tuesday’s historic election.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jacques Berlinerblau; election; faith and politics; religion; politics; evangelicals; secularism

Posted at 12:14 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Why was Obama kvelling about Israel?

His repeated invocations of, and praise for, Israel leads me to believe that he will settle for nothing less than 7,478 percent of the Jewish vote come Nov. 6, 2012.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  12:14 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  news; nation; election2012; politics; campaign2012; buzz; debates2012; debate2012; grid; Israel; foreign policy; Jews; Jacques Berlinerblau; Jewish vote; grid; campaign 2012; election 2012

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Obama flays the religion card

Romney does a little God talk, but Obama doesn’t return holy fire.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  11:24 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  second presidential debate; politics; faith and values; Romney; Obama; Jacques Berlinerblau; Candy Crowley; election 2012; camapign 2012

Posted at 01:46 AM ET, 10/12/2012

‘Please Talk Personally About This’: Abortion at the vice-presidential debate

Such an appeal, inadvertently and subtly, bolstered a core conviction of the Religious Right

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  01:46 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vice-presidential debate; abortion; Ryan; Biden; Jacques Berlinerblau; politics; presidential election

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 09/20/2012

The new secularism of the Democratic Party

Time will tell if accommodationism fulfills its mission and lands more Democrats in the White House.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  04:06 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jacques Berlinerblau; God talk; Democratic National Convention; Democratic National Platform; President Obama; secularism

Posted at 01:18 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Democrats’ theology of togetherness

Perhaps the convention will be remembered as the moment a liberal theological worldview roared.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  01:18 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democratic National Convention; DNClive; faith and values; Sister Simone Campbell; Jacques Berlinerblau

Posted at 11:44 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Democrats reinstate God’s name

How did those who drafted the platform make an error that hands back to the Republicans the stick they had used to beat the Democrats senseless for a good 30 years?

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  11:44 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DNClive; Democratic National Convetion; Christian Right; evangelicals; Catholics; Protestants; Godless; non-belief; atheists; Jacques Berlinerblau

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Obama’s ‘war on religion’: Breaking down Romney’s new attack ad

What we need to figure out is why the GOP nominee is now pursuing this line of attack and whether it will be effective.

By Jacques Berlinerblau  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religious freedom, 'war on religion' ad, Mitt Romney, President Obama, Jacques Berlinerblau