MCENROE SUGGESTS MEN VS WOMEN CONTEST TO SOLVE SERENA DEBATE

MCENROE SUGGESTS MEN VS WOMEN CONTEST TO SOLVE SERENA DEBATE

MCENROE SUGGESTS MEN VS WOMEN CONTEST TO SOLVE SERENA DEBATE John McEnroe said that Serena Williams was “the best female player ever” but said her performance on the men’s circuit would be an “entirely different story.” NEW YORK – An unapologetic John McEnroe has proposed competition between men and women players to prove his claim that 23-time grand slam singles winner Serena Williams would be ranked “like 700 in the world” if she competed on the men’s circuit. Three-time Wimbledon champion McEnroe said Williams was “the best female player ever” but said her performance…

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The Ryan Myth Is In Big Trouble

The Ryan Myth Is In Big Trouble

The Ryan Myth Is In Big Trouble The failure of Ryancare is going to be momentous. The myth of Paul Ryan is in serious trouble. This was likely inevitable, but it certainly is on stark display in the debate among Republicans over his “Ryancare” bill, which was supposed to be the “repeal and replace Obamacare” answer to all conservatives’ dreams. Quite obviously, Ryan’s bill fell far short of this lofty goal. It is currently being savaged from all sides within the Republican caucus alone. But beyond the bill’s likely failure,…

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Orthodox Church debate over women deacons moves one step closer to reality

Orthodox Church debate over women deacons moves one step closer to reality

Orthodox Church debate over women deacons moves one step closer to reality Above every Greek Orthodox church’s altar, Theotokos, or Mary the Mother of Jesus, symbolically watches over the congregation. The figure, with arms outstretched, welcomes visitors and parishioners alike at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral near downtown Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons/Floyd B. Bariscale Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald was an 18-year-old theology student when a priest at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School in Brookline, Mass., thrust a book into her hands. To her surprise, it was…

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Theists Vs. Atheists: Who’s Better Off

Theists Vs. Atheists: Who's Better Off?

Theists Vs. Atheists: Who’s Better Off Like any religious conflict, this debate can only be settled with a point system. A Darwin fish meets a Jesus fish.iStockphoto Atheists typically fancy themselves to be an intelligent bunch, so it’ll hearten them to know that a recent review of decades of research over 63 studies has found that atheists are on average more intelligent than believers. As is the case with any theological zero-sum game between atheists and theists, the study has sparked a torrent of evangelical atheist boasting on news comment…

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In Religious Freedom Debate, 2 American Values Clash Listen· 7:01

In Religious Freedom Debate, 2 American Values Clash Listen· 7:01

In Religious Freedom Debate, 2 American Values Clash Protesters and LGBT activists rally outside Trump International Hotel this month in Washington, D.C. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The collision of two core American values — freedom of religion and freedom from discrimination — is prompting a showdown in legislatures and courts across the country. For some conservatives, religious freedom means the right to act on their opposition to same-sex marriage and other practices that go against their beliefs. LGBT advocates and their allies, meanwhile, say no one in the United States should…

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