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Note to Mike Huckabee: Lay Off of Natalie Portman's Baby

-Bonnie Goldstein
Portman will no doubt be a successful mother. Huckabee, a conservative family values proponent, nevertheless used her winning moment to insult single moms.
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Why Gingrich Needs to Find His Inner Victim

-David Gibson

Gingrich shouldn't try to polish his image by portraying himself as a hero whose good public deeds outweigh his personal failings. Research suggests he'd have more success by playing the victim.

'Rango' Aims at 'Spiritual but Not Religious' Audience -- Which Is Sizable

-Jeffrey Weiss

The new animated feature may be aimed at folks who are drawn to the eternal questions of faith but are turned off by the specifics of dogma and ritual. And there are plenty of them out there.

Ash Wednesday Idea: Beat Guilt This Lent -- Literally

-David Gibson

New research shows that a little bit of self-punishment can ease a guilty conscience - as long as you don't take it too far.

Wishing Charlie Sheen Farewell, a Speedy Recovery and Effective Rehab

-Bonnie Goldstein

I make no social judgment against Sheen's personal demons, but I suspect the list of intoxicants he is susceptible to includes power.

Putting Terrestrial Politics in Context: What If Right and Left Evolved From Comet Critters?

-Jeffrey Weiss

The idea that tiny organisms that landed here in meteorites may have played a role in the evolution of life on Earth provides some pause to think about our common origins.

Public Support for Gay Marriage on Verge of Surpassing Opposition

-David Gibson

A Pew survey shows Americans almost evenly split between those who oppose and others who support same-sex marriage, continuing a trend toward acceptance of such unions.

Note to Mike Huckabee: Lay Off of Natalie Portman's Baby

-Bonnie Goldstein

Portman will no doubt be a successful mother. Huckabee, a conservative family values proponent, nevertheless used her winning moment to insult single moms.

Boy Wrestles With Faith, Not Girl: Is it Christianity or Chivalry?

-David Gibson

Joel Northrup's religious decision not to wrestle Cassy Herkelman leaves many grappling with the implications for faith and culture.

The Force Is With Her: Natalie Portman's Runway Week

-Lizzie Skurnick

The beautiful, pregnant Oscar winner stood up for mommyhood and called out ex-Dior designer John Galliano for his anti-Semitic rant.

Obama Honors Quincy Jones, Sonny Rollins, Philip Roth and Other Artists

-Alex Wagner

The president told the 2010 National Medal of Arts and the National Humanities Medal winners that their works "speak to our condition, and they affirm our desire for something more and something better."

Pope's 'Passion of the Christ': Don't Blame Jews for Death of Jesus

-David Gibson

Pope Benedict XVI forcefully argues in a new book that the Jewish people cannot be blamed for Christ's death on the cross.

Former Senator Chris Dodd to Head Motion Picture Association

-Politics Daily Staff

Former Connecticut senator and one-time presidential contender Chris Dodd has been named chairman and chief executive officer of the Motion Picture Association of America.

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