Who Bombed Times Square? Must Be the Swedish Grandmother

by Ben Shapiro

Pretend for a moment that you are a New York detective. It is May 1, 2010, and a hot dog vendor has discovered a green SUV parked on West 45th Street near Broadway, just off of Times Square, emitting smoke. The bomb squad has already determined that the vehicle contains propane tanks, gasoline, fireworks and an alarm clock rigged to set off a massive explosion.

Imagine you are tasked with finding the perpetrator. Where do you start your investigation? Do you start with: (A) a right-winger opposed to the health bill; (B) a Swedish grandmother upset at losing the ticket lottery for “Next to Normal”; or (C) a radical Muslim trying to kill Americans?
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It’s Getting Dangerous Out There — A Preacher Is Arrested in Britain

by Al Mohler

We have seen this coming for some time now. The public space has been closing, especially when it comes to Christian speech — and especially when that speech is about homosexuality.

Now, a Christian preacher has been arrested in Britain for the crime of saying in public that homosexuality is a sin. This arrest is more than a news event — it is a signal of things to come and an announcement of a new public reality. Even if all charges are dropped against this preacher, the signal is sent and the message is clear. The act of Christian preaching is now a potential criminal offense.
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