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Archive for May, 2005

The Radical Right Hates Free Speech

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

The radical right knows what it likes and it likes what it knows. However, the truth isn’t what it knows. Instead, they have an ideology and they would like to have their books and information to supersede all other books and information. This can be seen on the website: The ...

Memorial Day

Monday, May 30th, 2005

Nobody knows exactly where or when Memorial Day began.  Over two dozen American cities  claim to be the birthplace of the holiday.  During the Civil War, groups of women in the South would decorate the graves of their war dead. The first official observation of Memorial Day was May 30, 1868, ...

George W Bush Can’t Be Wrong

Thursday, May 26th, 2005

When George W Bush says it, then it must be true. Maybe it wouldn’t be true the first few times, but by the sixth time it’s got to be true. Right!? Well, if you don’t believe it from me maybe you’ll believe it from George W Bush himself.

Bill Maher - Republican Scapegoat

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

Bill Maher responds to Congressman Bachus. In case you don't remember, Congressman Bachus called Bill Maher a traitor for saying that the military has already recruited the low lying fruit.

Winning With Faith Cards

Friday, May 20th, 2005

There are blogs that I read because of the writer's intellectual prowess, and then there are blogs I read because the writer's got chops, brings the funny and knows the craft as well as the material. I read Brother Kenya's Paradigm for both reasons; the fact that he writes the ...

Truth or Consequences

Thursday, May 19th, 2005

The last post I put up here, on Dominionism, generated a number of comments. Specifically, the figure of 35 million Dominionists was challenged. What I wanted to convey was that 35 million people are Dominion influenced, and most of them are quite fervent about their beliefs. People who are swayed ...

Is There Any Reason For Alarm?

Wednesday, May 18th, 2005

It makes me wonder what people are thinking every time I read about a school board or parents group challenging the teaching of evolution. I wonder about the emotion that this issue provokes. I can understand that if you are a religious person with set beliefs you might not want ...

Tale of Two Annes

Wednesday, May 18th, 2005

Anne Lamott and Ann Coulter appeared to me. They didn’t come in a dream, they came to me through the miracle of modern communications. With modern communications anyone could be right in front of you communicating to you in the blink of an eye. The interesting thing about these two ...

White House Not Happy

Tuesday, May 17th, 2005

The White House says that Newsweek needs to do more to make up for it's now retracted story. Well, that's nice that they'd like that, but there isn't a law demanding it.

“Boycott the Windows,” Say The Christians

Monday, May 16th, 2005

The Religious Right is finally going to succumb to evolutionary pressures; we can only hope. The Religious Right is threatening to boycott Microsoft products.