In the same passage as Jackson's inglorious fall, Stanford blesses President Lincoln, abolisher
of slavery, and Baby Gauge, one of Francis's black blood brothers.
of Christmas also banned dancing; established in 1550 annual home inspections of parishioners to make sure the household followed church regulations; and, after much effort, convinced the city council to make adultery punishable by death.
Only yesterday, Huffington was the It girl of the Gingrich Revolution, hobnobbing with Newt, smoothing the entry into Washington circles of Marvin Olasky, a right-wing evangelical professor of journalism whose hitherto obscure book The Tragedy of American Compassion, which advocated the replacement of all government help for the poor with religious and personal charity, became the bible of would-be welfare abolishers
. Now Huffington has reinvented herself as a reformer, claiming that her visits to slums during the 1994 Senate run of her fabulously wealthy right-wing Congressman husband (now ex-husband) Michael opened her eyes to poverty.