Tag Archives: Rick Perry

¿Que est lo mas auténtico?

The Pastor of First Baptist Church, Dallas, Dr. Robert Jeffress, effusively introduced Rick Perry to the “Values Voter Summit” Friday, departing from his prepared script to add the adjective “genuine” to “follower of Jesus Christ” to describe Perry. Asked afterward if “genuine” was … Continue reading

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Tasty Tidbits 10/4/11

“Inchoate thoughts.” iPhone good news, bad news. A new “humanitarian theory” of punishment. Rick Perry’s hunting camp again. God, The Invisible Hand? Rare photo. Dept. of Yum

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Tasty Tidbits 10/3/11

A better class of right-wing populist. Utilitarian religion Food, food, food. Political Gotcha! Judicial Supremacy? Wow! Look at the size of that thing! Happy first Monday in October!

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Tasty Tidbits 9/24/11

“Like watching Donny Osmond dominate John Wayne.” When Crony Capitalism Collapses. The whole Constitution. ConLaw wonkery. Varieties of Irreligious Experience. When you vote for John McCain. A sad birthday celebration.

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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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Teaching Creationism (with digressions)

At The American Conservative, Paul Gottfried has a pretty bad day in a piece on how media bias against “God” is helping Rick Perry. Contra Gottfried, Perry’s advocacy of teaching Creationism along with evolution in schools is fair game, and attacking it is … Continue reading

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Tasty Tidbits 8/12/11

The underground Church — figurative and literal. How American Criminalized Poverty Rick Perry, hawk internationalist. Rowe Hessler, national Rubik’s Cube champ. Fixing “Movement Conservatism” Yet will I rejoice.

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Evangelicals and Mormons (lumped) Together

Today is the Feast of Transfiguration in Orthodox Christianity. In Roman Catholicism and much other historically-rooted Christianity, too. But I venture a guess that there’s no Holy Transfiguration Southern Baptist Church anywhere in the world.

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Tasty Tidbits 8/3/11

Hysteria or hypocrisy? Cornered in 2012. Who do you trust? Better the closet than the coliseum. Nice warm-up. Now it’s time for the Tea Party to get extreme. The Good Consumer.

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