Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Big Poetic Deal

Seamus Heaney, Nobel laureate, poet of remarkable range and colloquial eloquence, is dead. He was 74… NY Times… Irish Times… Boston Globe…Telegraph… New Yorker… Chronicle of Higher Ed… Poetry… Sean Brady… (Arts & Letters Daily)

Posted in Poetry

Jeremiad, August 30, 2013

Jeremiah Prophetic words? Tradition

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Who’s obsessed? Forgive us our debts

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Why the SSM Imperative? Thoreau Laïcité comes to Québec

Posted in Literature

Monday, August 26, 2012

“Freeway” defined God’s good servant, but America’s first? Talking past each other The web’s algorithmic insight

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Sunday, August 25, 2013

Nation states gone bad Insularity anyone? One mustn’t offend barbarians, now, must one?

Posted in Evangelicalism, History, Marriage (real), Political Matters, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Sexualia, Sundry flakes

Thumb-in-the-Eye vs. High Trump

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (a/k/a PPINK) has predictably filed a lawsuit against a new Indiana abortion clinic regulation, set to take effect in January. You could see this one coming a mile away. Ostensibly about a statewide law, … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Christianity generally, Life political issues

Friday, August 23, 2013

The Canary in the Coal Mine has died Chesea Manning Bozo Clown of Circus John Boehner, Mouthpiece Offering incense to strange gods

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Horns of an Egyptian Dilemma Bullshit Jobs You don’t know what you’ve got ’till it’s gone Ironic twists then and now Why Hillary shouldn’t be President Why Chris Christie shouldn’t be President Why come out? Apostolic Church

Posted in Christianity generally, Economia, Empire, History, Islam, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Orthodoxy, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism

Unhinged e-mail

It’s a sad thing when an old friend comes unhinged. I got this e-mail recently. I regret that I don’t know how to created colored text in HTML, and it’s not worth learning just to add some of the color … Continue reading

Posted in Sundry flakes