Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.
Loren, I like the Major success in Obama's Iran Policy;"This is a big deal. A major foreign policy success. Iran is ending its nuclear program. All without a shot being fired.
"And that is the problem. And why you won't read about this.
"Because if we aren't dropping bombs on someone it just isn't possible for a policy to succeed to the "smart" people in Washington."
That major success for Obama had competition: an airliner shot down over Ukrania and a flare up in the war between Israel and Hamas.
In politics shit sometimes happens. Don't get conspiratorial about it.
Tom, like it or not, bad news outweighs good news. It always has, and I suspect it always will.