Daily Archives: 22 Oct 2010

The Horrors of War

The United States knew but failed to investigate cases of prisoner abuse by Iraqi police and soldiers, according to reports on Friday about a release of some 400,000 secret U.S. files by the WikiLeaks website. And, from the other side, … Continue reading

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Clear Evidence that Women Should Remain Silent in the Church… And Online…

Or at least this woman should.  Yes, clearly she should. She has absolutely NO BUSINESS being involved in politics unless she wants to resign her office and NO BUSINESS posting racist comments online. Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley campaign’s continues … Continue reading

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Quote of the Month

If Glenn Beck hasn’t met a half-man-half-monkey yet, he didn’t get out much during his rally. There was more knuckle dragging on the National Mall that day than the National Zoo… about 89,000 more. And I find it odd that … Continue reading

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Oh No! She’ll Be Sent to Jail if she ‘Relapses Again’!!!!

There’s not much chance that will happen, is there? And ‘that’ refers to her going to jail. Her? Why the often arrested never punished Lindsay Lohan of course. Lindsay Lohan sidestepped another jail stint Friday when a California judge sent … Continue reading

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More Government Waste

Though I suspect in fairness ‘government’ and ‘waste’ go hand in hand. The Department of Homeland Security is backing off what was to have been a multibillion-dollar effort to build an “invisible fence” that was meant to catch drug and … Continue reading

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The Huffington Post: Dilettantes of the Day

Please, you Press people who imagine yourselves competent to opine about what the Bible says, please, shut up.  Just shut up.  When you say things like As the Huffington Post Investigative Fund reported this week, big banks and hedge funds … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Chris Tilling Now?

Or more precisely, what’s he doing with himself these days?  You may be surprised to learn that he’s selling body parts online… Gunther von Hagens, Chris Tilling, a German anatomist British New Testament scholar famous for his controversial Body World … Continue reading

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Bible.com Is Being Sued, For Lack of Profit…

A shareholder of Bible.com Inc sued the company’s board members, accusing the ordained ministers of failing to profit from the “goldmine” potential of the namesake Internet property, according to a lawsuit. James Solakian filed the lawsuit in Delaware’s Chancery Court … Continue reading

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Barbara Whitt: The Church Secretary Who Stole Millions

You’ve probably not heard this story if you live outside of East Tennessee- but here, well, it’s news. A former Morristown church secretary and her son are facing federal charges for stealing money from the church. A federal grand jury … Continue reading

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Dilettantism: The Fourth Grade History Text

A Fourth Grade history text approved by a panel of three fourth grade teachers (and not historians) has been adopted for use in Virginia.  But there’s a problem: it’s wrong about a significant aspect of the Civil War. As Kevin … Continue reading

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Why’s Juan Whining?

Juan Williams’ firing from NPR has stirred up some pretty strange whining on the part of Williams, who now seems to think that he wasn’t fired for his off the cuff remarks about Muslims on planes, but because NPR didn’t … Continue reading

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