Daily Archives: 19 Feb 2011

Turn That Cell Phone off in Church… or Else


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Silly Atheists Get a Right Good Smacking

Matt Flannagan douses the ashes of already-defeated atheist ideology in a nice piece worth reading here.  You’ll have to read down to the bottom of the page to know what this means- Naturally, a Dawkins or Myers would be appalled … Continue reading

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Tutankhamun in Minnesota

Visitors to the Science Museum of Minnesota are getting a glimpse into the life of Egyptian royalty at the King Tut exhibit that is now open. The Science Museum says more than 100 artifacts are on display, including King Tut’s … Continue reading

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Some People Deserve a Fatal Beating…

Too harsh? Well, you precious seeker sensitive soul, I can only reiterate these sentiments-

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Football (Soccer for the Americans) Isn’t That Important

The vice president of a last-place soccer team in Guatemala has been shot to death after receiving threats about the club’s poor play.  National Civil Police spokesman Donald Gonzalez said Saturday no suspects have been detained in the killing of … Continue reading

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Teens Having Sex: A Crime or Just Kids Being Kids?

A Clayton County mother said a local police officer went too far in charging her 13-year-old son and three friends with aggravated child molestation.  Channel 2 Action News reporter Tony Thomas asked the mother, only identified as Yolanda, if she … Continue reading

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Speed Kills

The Australians are on top of it on this one: A road sign on the Bruce Highway south of Mackay in January 2011 warns speeding drivers about the consequences of not slowing down. An Australian hamlet has changed its name … Continue reading

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Priest Answers Cellphone During Mass (via Faith in Hand)

Priests aren’t the only ones who do it… I was once gone to a meeting and the replacement preacher answered his while he was preaching. Everyone remembered that and told me about it when I got home and curiously (not!) … Continue reading

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Half of Underage Drinkers get Their Booze from Relatives

Which is just simply absurd. A survey carried out from 2006 to 2009 was published Thursday this month by the U.S. Substance Abuse andMental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  The study revealed that just under 6 percent of teens had consumed … Continue reading

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If That’s the Cure for Global Warming, Let it Roast…

There is a rational, even persuasive, argument for voluntarily eating insects: Bugs are high in protein, require less space to grow and offer a more environmentally friendly alternative to the vertebrates we Westerners prefer, advocates of the bug fare say. … Continue reading

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Sad News: The Death of Anson Rainey

I have just been informed that Professor Anson Rainey passed away today, after a blessedly short battle with pancreal cancer. Details about the funeral arrangements are not yet available. Barukh Dayan Emet. Yigal Dr. Yigal Levin May he rest in … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology

Tunisia’s Islamists: Denouncing Murder

If it’s proper (and it is) to point out Islamic fundamentalist violence, then it’s also proper to point out Islamist denunciations of murder. The Tunisian government and a long-banned Islamist party both denounced Saturday the grisly slaying of a Catholic … Continue reading

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Get behind me Satan, wait your turn (via scientia et sapientia)

😉 Apparently this quote has been around a bit longer than I thought. From The Argyle Sweater (HT Daniel Thompson via Facebook) … Read More via scientia et sapientia

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Whatever Happened to Loyalty?

One of Sarah Palin’s trusted advisers is planning a tell-all memoir, drawing upon thousands of personal e-mails during his time with the former Alaska governor to paint what his agent calls an expose of the inner workings of her operation. … Continue reading

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Israel ‘Deeply Appreciates’ US Toadyism

Israel said it was deeply grateful to the United States on Saturday after it vetoed a United Nations resolution put forward by the Palestinian leadership condemning Israeli settlement activity. “Israel deeply appreciates the decision by President Obama to veto the … Continue reading

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Brothels Burned

The Telegraph reports Islamic fundamentalists attempted a show of force in Tunis on Friday by burning down a street of brothels. If no one was hurt, let’s not pretend like it’s a bad thing… Dozens of Islamists calling for Tunisia’s … Continue reading

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I’m An Un-Belieber

Because I find it completely un-belieber-ble that Justin Bieber was chosen MVP over Scottie Pippen!  Seriously people, how does such a miscarriage of justice happen? Justin Bieber finally got a trophy.  The teen singing sensation, who was shut out at … Continue reading

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