Daily Archives: 15 Apr 2012

Total Depravity: The Muslim ‘Religious Scholar’ Who Murdered

An elderly man, recently released from prison after acquittal by the court on proving innocent in a blasphemy case, was shot dead by the complainant in the Farooqabad area of Sheikhupura. 80-year-old Iqbal Butt was on his way home on … Continue reading

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David Meadows Doesn’t Review Tabor’s ‘Jesus Discovery’ As Much as He Demolishes It

Here.  After meticulously documenting every aspect of the special he writes The two word summary I ended my notes with: “That’s it?” pretty much says it all. It was an incredibly unsatisfying documentary and, as mentioned throughout the above, was … Continue reading

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The Skeleton of the World’s Oldest Politician Found!!!!

Archaeology really is able to solve so many mysteries.   With thanks to Oded Lipschits for pointing it out on FB…

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At Vanderbilt, Christian Groups Can Be Forced to Have Non-Christian Leaders

Political Correctness takes over Vanderbilt U- Eleven religious student groups at Vanderbilt University have united to reapply for registered status in the school, even though their religious requirements for leaders violate Vanderbilt’s non-discrimination policy. The coalition, calling itself Vanderbilt Solidarity, … Continue reading

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Why Israel’s Decision To Prohibit Activists Entry to Bethlehem is a Mistake

Not just in my view, but in the view of this Israeli: The global fly-in made huge headlines over the weekend. However, I failed to understand where exactly the threat to the State of Israel’s sovereignty hid this time. Let’s … Continue reading

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Watch This and Tell Me Who’s On the Side of Peace and Who Isn’t

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That Makes Me Uncomfortable…

I wish Joel would stop posting these on my Facebook page…  just stop… it’s discomfiting.  Just because someone says something nice about your work doesn’t mean you can go all creeper…

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What, It’s Easter Already?

I thought we just celebrated Easter last week!  It seems that some folk are a week late…  must be a strange unorthodox calendar. Happy second Easter, Orthodox people…

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What Does the Turin Shroud Have to do With Easter?

Nothing at all, but every year around Easter the Turin loons come out of the woodworks.  Thankfully Antonio ‘The Shroud Buster’ Lombatti remains vigilant.  Here’s his latest rejoinder contra the crackpots.

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Arrested in Tel Aviv, For Holding a Sign

This woman was arrested less than an hour ago at the Tel Aviv airport.  For holding a sign.  Follow the events of the day on Twitter, #fly2palestine. Meanwhile, right wingers, at the same airport, aren’t being bothered at all.  Welcome … Continue reading

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75% of Thurman, Iowa, is Destroyed

This is tragic– Officials say a small western Iowa community has been severely damaged by a possible tornado. Fremont County Emergency Management Director Mike Crecelius told The Associated Press on Saturday that about 75 percent of the town of Thurman … Continue reading

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