There was a good bit of warfare, but not nearly enough to explain the regional takeover. It seems like the Israelites tended to expand every time a neighbor suffered any misfortune (is there a war involving a neighboring tribe? Rush into the area to get the leftovers when the other party wins). Basically, the smallpox… » 4/23/14 7:04pm Yesterday 7:04pm

Remember when we were saying that conservatives had to suck up their morals on gay marriage because of the equal protection clause, and how Roe v. Wade was based on the fact that women still have body autonomy no matter what we think of the morality of what they do with it? In this case, we're the ones facing a clear… » 4/23/14 6:49pm Yesterday 6:49pm