Daily Links, Dec. 15: Poverty, injury, and obedience
In another response to Tony Perkins' claim  that Jesus was a "free marketer," James W. McCarty at Christian Century makes a compelling argument that Jesus was an "occupier."  This conclusion seems fitting in light of Time magazine naming "The Protestor" its 2011 Person of the Year .
And with 2012--a presidential election year--right around the corner, it's time for the presidential candidates to focus on the main issue concerning Americans right now: the economy. Right? Oh, maybe not . Scott Alessi examines the pro-life promises running rampant on the campaign trail.
Speaking of the campaign trail, it's a little sad that this  is seriously a news headline (though the days of faithful obedience in marriages seem long gone).
Also in the cateogory of "I can't believe this is news!": The man previously identified as Tim Tebow's pastor clarifies, no he isn't . The most newsworthy part of that story is the second half of the headline. And, because there's more stories on Tebow every day than he has touchdowns , here's another one that is actually quite thought provoking: Would America still love Tebow as much if he were a Muslim ?