Two same-sex marriages made the news this week. Signe Wilkinson takes the side of Methodist pastor Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was suspended from ministerial duties for officiating, while Matt Wuerker wonders how Liz Cheney’s about her sister’s marriage will affect Cheney family dynamics. Signe Wilkinson Matt Wuerker Double Take ‘Toons: …
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Violence in Syria does not seem to be ebbing. John Deering thinks the United Nations is on the wrong track, while Signe Wilkinson sees Russia at fault. via Double Take ‘Toons: Slaughter In Syria : NPR.
In the wake of the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a gated community in Sanford, Fla., Jeff Parker and Signe Wilkinson consider what self-defense means in a racially unequal society. via Double Take ‘Toons: Ruthless Consequences? : NPR.
Apple introduced the new iPad. Signe Wilkinson and Aislin consider what that means for now and later on. via Double Take ‘Toons: The i-Future? : NPR.
Rick Santorum has made his religious views an integral part of his campaign. Signe Wilkinson thinks the former senator is overplaying his faith, while Mike Lester has a harsh view of those who don’t ascribe to Santorum’s beliefs. via Double Take ‘Toons: Cross Heirs : NPR.
A number of polls show Rick Santorum surging ahead of Mitt Romney, including in Michigan, the state where Romney was born, which votes Feb. 28. Joe Heller thinks some Republicans are having trouble with the idea of Santorum as front-runner, and Signe Wilkinson warns of what she sees as his …
What will be the decisive economic issue in 2012? Signe Wikinson thinks that Republicans might have difficulty getting hired if unemployment keeps dropping, while Steve Kelley argues that when it comes to the national debt, size matters. via Double Take ‘Toons: Bottom Dollars : NPR.
Can Occupy Wall Street learn anything from the House or Senate? Signe Wilkinson and Pat Bagley compare and contrast two leading theories. via Double Take ‘Toons: Congressional Lessons? : NPR.
Israel swapped over 1,000 prisoners for Gilad Shilat an Israeli soldier held by Hamas. Neither Steve Greenberg nor Signe Wilkinson think either side is really better off. via Double Take ‘Toons: Exchange Ratings? : NPR.
Occupy Wall Street claims to be speaking on behalf of 99 percent of America. It adds up for R.J. Matson, while Signe Wilkinson sees little real difference between the new movement and the Tea Party. via Double Take ‘Toons: What is OWS? : NPR.
Has the failure of solar-panel maker Solyndra developed into a full-blown scandal for the Obama Administration? Signe Wilkinson and Nick Anderson caution that we’re all capable of a failure of vision. via Double Take ‘Toons: Shady Dealings? : NPR.
With almost the entire country under their control, Lee Judge asks, where will Libyan rebels take their country, while Signe Wilkinson suggests it will take them a long time to get there. via Double Take ‘Toons: Move Over Moammar : NPR.