Bobby Jindal

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Perpetuating ignorance

We should all value the scientific method, which has led to countless human benefits, whether we believe in science or not.

The ‘stupid party’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal recently urged his Republican Party to “stop being the stupid party.” In order to win elections, … Continued

Romney, Obamacare and Mormonism

AP Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney leaves a fundraiser that included Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., on Monday, … Continued

Romney’s veep nominee: Would a Mormon-Catholic ticket turn blue states red?

Catholics populate the potential VP list for Romney.

A metaphorical journey… of transformation

In the memoir Eat, Pray, Love, writer Elizabeth Gilbert gives up her entire way of life to spend a year … Continued

Julia Roberts is Hindu: Is America ready for a Hindu sweetheart?

By Elizabeth Tenety Julia Roberts has long been called America’s sweetheart. But is America ready for a Hindu sweetheart? The … Continued

God and guns in the Gulf

By Gustav Niebuhr Pity Louisiana. Yes, BP appears to have capped its awesomely abundant oil leak, but the Pelican State’s … Continued

Hinduism and pluralism

By Padma KuppaInterfaith activist and contributor to ( has just launched a new eleven-week series on the Future of … Continued

Haley, Jindal and America’s new religious litmus test

Last night’s Republican primary runoff in South Carolina plausibly clears the way for Nikki Haley to join Bobby Jindal as … Continued

Why no Hindu or Buddhist representation?

Q: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is recommending that the U.S. government develop a strategy to make religion ‘integral’ … Continued

Political Altar Egos

By David Waters The Advocate newspaper of Baton Rouge raised questions last week about Gov. Bobby Jindal’s regular speaking appearances … Continued

Is Palin a Closet Evolutionist?

The same day Sarah Palin told Katie Couric that “science should be taught in science class,” a group of scientists … Continued

How McCain Can Close the God Gap

In the 72 hours since I laid out the first 5 of 12 steps that could help rejuvenate John McCain’s … Continued