Daily Archives: 12 Oct 2010

Newt Gingrinch Is Mr Spam

Mr Adulterer ‘Family Values’ Republican and former Speaker of the House and constant wanna-be candidate for higher office has exhibited his sliminess in a new way, this time offering doctors a ‘prestigious award’ if they will donate $5000 to him. … Continue reading

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Watch The Rescue of the Chilen Miners As it Happens

Here.  And thank God!

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I Think It’s Time For a Happy Meal!

    Vladimir Lenin, King Tut and the McDonald’s Happy Meal: What do they all have in common? A shocking resistance to Mother Nature’s cycle of decomposition and biodegradability, apparently.  That’s the disturbing point brought home by the latest project … Continue reading

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Software For Students of the Biblical Languages

The nice folk at Miklal Software have sent along a software package for the biblical languages that I’ll review in the next week or so.  In the meantime I wanted to direct your attention to their site so you can … Continue reading

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At Least George Clooney Has the President’s Ear…

Via Ari Shapiro on Facebook- a photo of George Clooney leaving the White House after chatting with Obama about Sudan.  Oh I feel so good knowing that actors are advising the President on policy.  And who better than George Clooney?  … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask (Judges if they have the authority because they) Won’t Tell (you that they don’t)

It was a silly policy anyway and bidding it good riddance makes great sense.  But these judges… they really do have ego issues don’t they. A federal judge ordered Tuesday that the U.S. military stop enforcing the “don’t ask, don’t … Continue reading

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Drill Baby Drill

I’m not sure why they had a moratorium in place in the first place.  They never intended to halt drilling in the Gulf.  That would be too inconvenient. Oh and it would ‘cost’ too much (because as we all know, … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Start Submitting Carnival Recommendations

And you can submit posts for the October carnival either as a comment on this post, or via email.   Jonathan Robinson is hosting it and he’s free to run it as he pleases (as has always and will always be … Continue reading

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The Casey Colloquium: Excerpt Eight

  I have argued that the conflicts during Jesus’ ministry were quite sufficient for him to have expected to die. More than that, when he left Galilee to celebrate his final Passover with his disciples, he fully intended to die … Continue reading

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Tim Bulkeley Has Taken his ‘Everything Should be Free’ Roadshow to Bible and Interpretation

Folks who have been following Tim lately know that he’s of the opinion that scholarship should be freely available.  He and I have back and forthed about it for a while and now he’s taken his notions to an essay … Continue reading

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The Shameful Case of Georgia’s Cheating

This really is sad.  Even many elementary school teachers and administrators have been infected by the ‘how can we get the most money’ profit motive of Universities and Colleges, driving them to go so far as to cheat on standardized … Continue reading

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Pray For Chris Tilling…

This is the kind of company he keeps! That fuzzy haze is the aura of evil

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They Shouldn’t Cancel Adam Lambert’s Concert Because He’s Gay…

They should cancel it because he stinks.  How he lasted as long as he did on American Idol remains a total mystery.  My suspicion is that the voting was rigged from the very start and he was retained only because … Continue reading

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The World Map of Online Communities…

This is a hoot.  With thanks to Ron for posting it. Click to fully enlarge

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Total Depravity: The 13 Year Old Poisoner

A 13-year-old Florida girl has been arrested for allegedly trying to poison members of her adoptive family with insecticide and mixing dog feces into her mother’s food in a campaign that lasted more than a year, police said. The teen’s … Continue reading

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Want to Market Your Boring Book? Throw it at the President…???

This one takes the cake for craziest author publicity stunt ever… I wonder why they didn’t want to name the perp? It’s clearly exactly the sort of thing those loony angry atheists would do. It was doubtless a book about … Continue reading

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Phone Addicts

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One Final Remark About the Death of Huldrych Zwingli

Each year in Zurich the following passage is read in honor of the man- Is 63: 15 Look down from heaven and see from Your lofty home—holy and beautiful. Where is Your zeal and Your might? Your yearning and Your … Continue reading

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