Monthly Archives: September 2011

Just politics

My tidbits for the day were getting too numerous, so I took political stuff over here. It was a very political day, it seems. Gloves off! Iron fist. The Fleshpots of Reagan. Paean to Palin Ron Paul is winning. Perry’s … Continue reading

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Tasty Tidbits 9/22/11

A different twist on the death penalty. Dept. of Homeland Delusion. Against Justice.

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2,000 Words

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Summary of Life

From a relative, an e-mail with wry advice:

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Tasty Tidbits 9/21/11

DADT. Not repeating, but rhyming. What relevance repugnance? Up-to-date ancients. Greece vs. America. Georgia’s gonna kill some guy who may not be guilty. (Yawn!) Diversity and diversity. Constitution Day. How’s he doing with Louis Farrakhan? Wimps.

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Tasty Tidbits 9/20/11

Classroom loyalty oaths. Gardasil flip-flop. Not doubling down on dumb. Things are hard in Virginia. Struck by lightning. The cure for the common blather. Sinners in the Hands of an Immutable God.

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Tasty Tidbits 9/19/11

Undue Purversity in Madison. Spiritual but not Religious? Educating for competitiveness or civic virtue? Entitlementationism. Schadenfreude. Google does it again. Nonsense.

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SSM vs. B&B

I think this is more than a tidbit, so I’m giving it its own moment in the sun. Todd and Mark Wathen, a same-sex couple in central Illinois, wanted a civil union ceremony somewhere quaint. They contacted a couple of … Continue reading

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A Few Health Care Questions

Lawyer and blogger Doug Masson blogged yesterday about “Ron Paul’s ‘Let Them Die Question.’” I’m no Wolf Blitzer, but I have a few questions of my own.

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Christianity in a radically different key

I have cited and quoted Fr. Stephen Freeman a great deal in this blog. His quiet learning and wisdom (not the same thing) have made him one of my very favorite Orthodox bloggers. With Friday as an exception (which I … Continue reading

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