Manufactured news

by Kyle Williams -- Manufactured news is everywhere. That is, news that is really not by definition news, either because of its irrelevance to each of our personal lives or the well-being more…

Immaturity and insults
on the airwaves

by Kyle Williams -- This week, I went to a luncheon concerning politics in Oklahoma, as I often do. The speaker was a local talk-show host who complained about the current state more…

Pulpit politicking

by Kyle Williams -- With the election of Germany's Joseph Ratzinger to the papacy as Benedict XVI, an interesting reaction has occurred. As soon as the announcement of "Habemus Papam" was heard more…

GOP's blind loyalty

by Kyle Williams -- Washington Times: Have you ever crossed the line of ethical behavior in terms of dealing with lobbyists, your use of government authority or with fund-raising? Mr. DeLay: Ever more…

Where's the moral consistency in America?

by Kyle Williams -- In an ironic time in America, "Sin City" is atop the box office while cable news channels broadcast wall-to-wall coverage of mourning Pope John Paul II's death. Is more…

When lust for power
trumps sincerity

by Kyle Williams -- If the reality of the culture war could be epitomized into one single issue, it might have happened last week. The Terri Schiavo case. It's probably one of more…

Baseball 'heroes' on steroids?

by Kyle Williams -- I remember the baseball season of 1998. I played baseball for eight years, but that season was somehow different. We were caught up in the magic of Major more…

Benny Hinn: Huckster heretic

by Kyle Williams -- A few years ago, a Houston, Texas, woman went with her mother to a Benny Hinn crusade. Her mother was suffering from lung cancer and hoped to be more…

Stop the bribing of churches!

by Kyle Williams -- Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., has introduced legislation that would change the IRS tax code, allowing church leaders to speak specifically about politics from the pulpit. Critics say it more…