Required Reading – September 8 Evening Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Lipsky: Democrats’ Rage Puts Kavanaugh In Clearer Light

“On one level, their desperation was understandable: A conservative majority could curtail Democrats’ ability to use an activist court to put through policies they can’t win democratically. That’s how the Democrats won the right to abortion, say, and same-sex marriage at a time when the justices’ opinions were crosswise with lawmakers. The party’s breakdown is the logical end point of that misguided strategy — or obsession. Democrats know that the only thing that can stop them is a constitutionally conservative court. Yet the Democratic rage may serve only to throw into a clearer light Judge Kavanaugh’s calm, reasoned approach to the law — one focused on the plain language of the Constitution and on precedent. This started to come into focus on the second day of the hearings.”

Read more at NY Sun.

WND: Thousands of Christians defy own churches’ ‘social justice’ campaigns

“A relatively unpublicized and unpromoted online statement for Christians to affirm that they are defying the ‘social justice’ agenda of some American churches, and rejecting ‘values borrowed from secular culture,’ is surging. Introduced only days ago, by Thursday afternoon it had nearly 5,000 signatures from individuals and groups, including churches. […]  WND reported when the project launched that it came about in response to a move by churches, including evangelical churches, into social activism. ‘We are deeply concerned that values borrowed from secular culture are currently undermining Scripture in the areas of race and ethnicity, manhood and womanhood, and human sexuality,’ declares the statement.

Among the initial signatories are . . ”
Read more at WND.

Hasson: Wyoming GOP Office Set On Fire Less Than Two Days After Opening — Police Say It Was Intentional

“The burnt office is shared by the Albany County Republican Party and the Wyoming College Republicans, who began moving in on Tuesday, less than 48 hours before the fire, Albany GOP spokesman Ben McKay said. […]  Elsewhere in town, party staffers on Thursday found a defaced sign accusing Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, Wyoming’s lone House member, of supporting ‘fascism,’ McKay said.”

Read more at Daily Caller.

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