As president elect Obama gets ready to take office, there are still many concerns on his choice to invite super church guru Rick Warren to give the inaugural prayer.  We all knew that the man is a flat out gay-bashing homophobic, but his one saving grace was supposed to be his extensive work with AIDS in Africa.  Well, it looks as if this bright spot in the many disturbing actions of Rick Warren has also been uncovered as actually making the problem worse.  With abstinence only programs that ignore science and the support of condom burning, we can only hope that damage done by Rick Warren’s mis-guided efforts is minimal.

Alternet News By Max BlumenthalThe Daily Beast. Posted January 8, 2009.

…since the Warren inauguration controversy erupted, the nature of his work against AIDS in Africa has gone unexamined. Warren has not been particularly forthcoming to those who have attempted to look into it. His Web site contains scant information about the results of his program…