Sojourners does it again

These guys really are disgusting. Today’s entry:

Pray that access to child care, Early Head Start, and Head Start will be expanded for low-income families.

How they can whore the Church for their petty (and questionable) political convictions is beyond me. The pretentiousness of the “God’s Politics” people never ceases to amaze me.

Is the dollar dead?

A new op-od in the NYT yesterday outlines the coming rejection of the dollar in favor of the Chinese Renminbi. Clearly this is a logical choice IF China can continue to stabilize economically and begin importing (sending its money abroad). Right now China holds huge cash reserves of foreign currencies, but as the world suffers through a global recession we’ve seen the dollar take its licks. It may now be time for a new reserve currency.

Details here.