Monthly Archives: April 2006

Political correctness

Several years ago, when my daughter was quite small, I was watching a group of kids play kickball at the park. At some point along the way, the ball went sailing through the air and the kicker was off and … Continue reading

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Angry Atheists

I was amused and puzzled the other day at the magazine rack in Border's. On the cover of Vogue, they advertised articles about global warming, climate change, and their potential effects on the environment. On the cover of Newsweek, they … Continue reading

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Once more, into the breach

The Brunswick County, North Carolina school board is one of the latest to attempt to push Christianity in public schools. It looks like their bid to allow the Gideons to distribute bibles at school may backfire on them, however. Allowing … Continue reading

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today in the kingdom of loathing

I won a challenge. Entrance to the Haiku chat. Haiku only. Sweet!

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"Does God Exist?" The Dan Barker/Todd Friel Debate

You can listen to the debate at http://www.wotmradio.com/2006/04/04/friel-barker-debate. Here's the announcement, from the FFRF newsletter: “Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) co-president Dan Barker debated Christian radio personality Todd Friel on March 30, 2006, in Willey Hall at the University of … Continue reading

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in the "why doesn't everyone already know this" category

Update 16: Papers: Cheney Aide Says Bush OK'd Leak Yes, Bush and Cheney authorized the leak. Yes, it was in retribution for criticism against their regime. Yes, this is old news but some people will still argue with you if … Continue reading

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Et tu, Canada? (eh?)

Prof denied grant over evolution We are not just in a battle to protect scientific inquiry and keep ourselves from reverting back to the age of superstition and mythology. It is an all-out war. Even Canada can't keep their sanity. … Continue reading

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More MSN wackiness

This is an odd set. For some reason, we're the choice for quotes these days, it seems. Quotes by Deitrich Bonhoeffer (#1 ??) quotes Louis L'amour (#4) This one is just weird: er. .. This one is embarassing: modern poetry … Continue reading

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grey

This is from an undated journal entry I found while cleaning up my old laptop. On my way to catch a bus, I saw a woman kneeling on the ground. She was crying, staring at her hands, palms up, splayed … Continue reading

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Voices in Wartime on TV

From the Opening of the Heart newsletter: Voices in Wartime will be broadcast on TV, starting next week – both nationally and in Washington, DC. Nationally on Link TV – available from DIRECTV® satellite Channel 375 and Echostar DISH® Network … Continue reading

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