Daily Archives: 26 Dec 2011

Quote of the Day

Walking away: when American Airlines does it, it’s smart; when homeowners do it, it’s immoral. Debt double-standards.  — Alan Berube  (on Twitter)

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Lady Gag(alot) Can’t Manage to Grab her Own Towel

Poor thing. She’s so crippled by fame that she can’t manage to drag a towel off of a rack. One of Gag(alot’s) former personal assistants … claims, among other things, that she ensured “the promptness of a towel following a … Continue reading

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Criminals are Idiots

Here’s all the proof you need.  With thanks to Aren Maeir for mentioning it on FB. Depravity robs one of righteousness- and even sense.

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Every Christian a Missourian

Missouri is called the ‘Show Me’ State.  Every Christian should be a Missourian. At least that’s what 1 John 5:1-2 (CEB) suggests: Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born from God. Whoever loves someone who is … Continue reading

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Jewish Gender Wars

Clashes erupted on Monday between police and several hundred ultra-Orthodox Jews from a town near Jerusalem who are campaigning for men and women to be segregated, an AFP journalist said.  Israeli police had stepped up their patrols in Beit Shemesh … Continue reading

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Breaking News! The United States Now Celebrates Boxing Day!!!

Who knew that this relic of the British Empire had been adopted at this late date here in the States?  But it has. How do I know that we’re now celebrating Boxing Day?  Because the banks are closed and so … Continue reading

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Read Calvin’s Institutes Through the Year

Here’s a nifty reading plan which divides up the Institutes (of 1559) into segments guiding readers through the entire work in a year.  It’s just the sort of thing folk might want to do for their ‘Daily Devotional’.  Courtesy of … Continue reading

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