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Entries from October 2007

The Goracle Laureate

October 15th, 2007 · 4 Comments

I suppose we should have seen this coming. Al Gore’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement should probably not have come as a surprise. But I still don’t see how he fits into the running for a “peace” prize. Let’s give him a huge benefit of the doubt and assume for a moment that his efforts to […]

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Tags: News

Reid Smears Evangelicals

October 11th, 2007 · 3 Comments

I myself am Catholic, but I know many evangelical Christians or “born again” Christians, and I can attest they range from incredibly kind and giving people to pompous and judgmental; much as you would expect from any cross-section of the population. But Harry Reid just smears all them with this odious comment.  Harry Reid: the […]

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Tags: Culture Wars

Friday Funnies

October 5th, 2007 · 3 Comments

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5im0Ssyyus[/youtube]

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Tags: News

One in Five Democrats Want U.S. to Lose

October 4th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I find this statistic disheartening and disturbing. Twenty percent of the Democrats want the U.S. to lose the war in Iraq. They want their own country to lose. Digest that. But don’t call them unpatriotic whatever you do.

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Tags: News

Good News from the Front

October 4th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Good news from Saudi Arabia: Earlier this week, Sheikh Abdel-Aziz Al-Asheikh – the most senior Wahhabi cleric in Saudi Arabia — released a rather surprising religious edict. In this fatwa, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia instructed Saudis not to leave the Kingdom to participate in jihad – a statement directed primarily at those considering […]

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Tags: Iraq

King & King

October 1st, 2007 · 7 Comments

Not sure if I’ve yet written my opinion here on same-sex marriage, but this story has flushed me out. As you might surmise, I am not enthused on changing an institution which has served Western civilization well for six-thousand years; and changing the definition of said institution would require for me some fundamental reasoning. This […]

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Tags: America · Culture Wars · Popular Culture