Daily Archives: 15 Oct 2010

Answering Your Letters…

Mark Watts writes Jim, what did the best known bloggers give as their Senior Quote in High School? I’m glad you asked, Mark- I just so happen to have on hand all their yearbooks and can show you not only … Continue reading

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California’s Pot Heads Should be Prosecuted

So the Attorney General of the United States is correct- Attorney General Eric Holder is warning that the federal government will not look the other way, as it has with medical marijuana, if voters next month make California the first … Continue reading

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I’m Not Alone in Thinking Fox Faux And Kilmeade a Fool

The Southern Poverty Law Center thinks so too. Kilmeade owes a lot of people—roughly 1.2 billion Muslims—a large apology. Whether he gives one or not, his comments are a great way for teachers to address prejudice. Discuss what he said … Continue reading

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Why Does Anyone Watch Fox Faux News?

They feature people like O’Reilly and Beck and Kilmeade.  All utterly incoherent babblers who don’t know anything about anything except the quest for attention.  Otherwise, please explain to me how Brian Kilmeade can, or would, say something so utterly stupid … Continue reading

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Starbucks’ Flirting Baristas

  Ok, we 50 year olds don’t normally mind when young ladies are a bit flirtatious.  When we notice (and I never do, which is why I have to ask).  I mentioned previously the barista who asked my name so … Continue reading

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Sometimes Politics is Funny: The Tale of Rich Whitey

An Illinois gubernatorial candidate’s name was mistakenly listed as “Rich Whitey” instead of Rich Whitney on thousands of Chicago electronic-voting machines and will be corrected, elections officials said Thursday. Probably right anyway- since he is white and he has to … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement and Call For Papers

Call for Papers: Biblical Literacy and the Curriculum, University of Sheffield, 25-28 May 2011. The conference will bring together academics and teachers from a wide range of disciplines – history, English, art history, philosophy, and journalism, for example – to … Continue reading

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My Favorite New Email Scam

I’ve gotten a couple of these.  The amazing thing is, they come from email addresses I actually know!  So I guess that’s part of the scam. I’m writing this with tears in my eyes. I came down here to London, … Continue reading

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Tom’s ‘Expose the World to Minimalism’ Campaign

Read the details here. In a nutshell Your assignment, if it’s something you so choose to accept, is to pick any piece of ancient literature (for lack of a better term)—which can be a history, a memoir, a biography, or … Continue reading

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What? What?????? Terry Jones: Totally Depraved

Why in the world would anyone reward this hate-monger twin of Fred Phelps? And it’s so patently obvious that ‘Pastor’ Jones is nothing more than a greedy grubber- insisting that the car be delivered! APPALLING!!!!! A New Jersey car dealer … Continue reading

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Total Depravity: The Perversity of Paladino

New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino found himself embroiled in controversy once again on Thursday after WNYMedia.net published a series of emails containing pornographic images reportedly forwarded by the Republican hopeful to friends and colleagues within the last several years. … Continue reading

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There Won’t Be Peace in Our Lifetimes

Israel’s government ended an unofficial freeze on new building in east Jerusalem, approving the construction of 238 homes in Jewish neighborhoods as peace talks remained stuck Friday over the fate of a broader construction slowdown throughout the West Bank. The … Continue reading

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