Monthly Archives: January 2009

A skeleton, dead with that rusty death of machinery

After this post I will move on to other topics (at least for a little while), but one final addendum to previous posts. The U.S. House passed a corrupt and horrific bill yesterday whose final passage seems only a matter … Continue reading

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Like children in the marketplace…

They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling to one another,We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not weep. -Luke 7:32 Watching clips like this makes me … Continue reading

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The family man strikes again

As expected, Barack Obama lifted the so-called “gag rule” today, which basically allows the U.S. government to fund overseas clinics that provide abortion. (Liberals are never shy about making the rest of us pay for abortions). Tonight the moderate messiah … Continue reading

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And he ascended into heaven…

Come let us worship and bow down before Great Leader, American Caesar, Baal, the Friend of the Working Peoples. Isn’t the media always warning us about mixing politics and faith? Wait, what they’re talking about is saving faith in government… … Continue reading

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What will his failure look like?

We’ve seen the delight of blacks at Obama’s ascension, and it’s hard to not feel a tinge of happiness for them. They see this as something they could’ve hardly imagined at one time. Many perhaps now feel that they belong … Continue reading

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The army of the lost

I came across this video last night. It’s easy to write it off as another piece of dopey Hollywood agitprop, but this sort of thing seems to appeal to younger generations. The idea here is to think up stuff to … Continue reading

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Ecstasy on the Mall

[He] delivered his speech, self-consciously Kennedyesque, full of words like sacrifice, challenges, bold, vision, summon, change, determination, resolve, renew, rebuild, revitalize, rededicate, and the trendy reinvent. … Though short, it was longwinded. [He] was careful to be brief. But in … Continue reading

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Why all the economics?

The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it. -Proverbs 22:3 Many posts the last few months have been on economic and, by extension, political topics. This isn’t really typical for this blog, … Continue reading

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One positive about Madoff’s downfall

I’ve yet to hear anyone (other than libertarians) mention the absurdity of Congressmen, who preside over the largest Ponzi schemes in world history, acting irate about Bernie Madoff. Bernard Madoff Investment Securities is a piker compared to the U.S. Government. … Continue reading

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Why do we feel guilty? Softness and love, part II

As an addendum to my last post, check out the helpful comments responding to this Baylyblog post. An excellent comment by a certain “Gary” caught my eye: Keller here places himself above the rest of us who oppose abortion by … Continue reading

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Softness and love aren’t synonyms

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy. -Proverbs 27:6 My sister informed me that someone said this on Oprah today: “Being gay is a gift from God.” Says who? Not the Bible. American … Continue reading

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False hope and New Year’s

The New Years Eve celebration at Times Square featured songs that you would expect such as “What a Wonderful World” and “New York, New York.” One song stood out, peculiarly played just before midnight. Perhaps they do so every year … Continue reading

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