In the June 21st New York Times, Nicholas Bakalar reportsthat our politics–whether far right, far left ormoderate–are NOT the result of our upbringing or even of acareful scrutiny of the issues: they are genetic. Whether weare Republicans or Democrats, are for or against abortion,higher taxes, gun control or school prayer, can be found inour genetic code.
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Whitley Strieber had a youthful friendship with one of theauthors of the controversial Swiftboat ad campaign. Hewrites: “The mastermind behind the Swiftboat commercialspresently causing such controversy is Houston lawyer JohnEllis O’Neill. John and I were close friends at CentralCatholic High School in San Antonio, between 1960 and 1963.We were debaters and often debated as partners, sometimes asopponents.” So what does Whitley think of the ads? To find out,click here.

Do you believe John Kerry deserves his Vietnam medals? Votein our new poll.Keep reading to learn the results of our last poll.
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In our latest Insight, Whitley writes: “This is not a political website, but this is a political year and, inevitably, you will see some stories here that relate to political issues?Conservatives want to control our moral life. Liberals want to control our economic life. I don’t want to be controlled at all?The Master of the Key taught a very, very simple but extremely powerful lesson when he said that sin is ‘denial of the right to thrive.’ Liberals do this when they stifle economic activity with excessive planning and confiscatory taxation; conservatives do it when they impose repressive moral codes as law.” Don’t miss this exciting Insight!

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