Values vs. Inanimate Objects: How We Shouldn’t View the Newtown Tragedy

Do we really need one more voice out there about this? Probably not, but I’m going to say it anyway. Because one thing I will not stand for is when the people of America make a three-dimensional issue a one-dimension issue. This is not about guns… primarily. This is not about values… primarily. You cannot […]

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Understanding Ezekiel 18:24

Because I mentioned Eziekel 18:23 on Sunday evening in the wake of Bin Laden death, I managed to stir things a bit. I’ve had more time to process what I was feeling and experiencing (and yes, I cried again earlier this evening, as I read Jim Wallis’ response to this issue (www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-wallis/how-should-we-respond-to-bin-laden-death_b_…). No, I haven’t […]

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Justice and Mercy

A twitter post led me to turn on CNN at around 8:15 tonight. And unless you live under a rock, you know why. I sat there stunned, not sure I should believe what was being said until I heard it from Obama’s mouth. I watch the CNN coverage as they showed people starting to gather […]

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Sad

Yet another reason to hate Wal-Mart. I hate what “stuff” does to this country.

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Another Evil Involving Wal-Mart

Ya’ll know I hate Wal-Mart. Here’s another log to throw on the fire. (Scroll down to the video titled Wal-Mart is suing a disabled woman. Think the title is bad? Wait until the end of the video. It gets worse. I take back the credit I gave them last October. Wal-Mart sucks.

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Best News I’ve Heard All Year

A $10 million fine was handed down to Topeka’s own Fred Phelps and his ignorant, obnoxious, makes-me-sick-to-my-stomach “congregation”. From the article in the Baltimore Sun: [Judge] Bennett affirmed the jury’s verdict in favor of Snyder’s father, who sued the church for emotional distress and invasion of his family’s privacy after Westboro Baptist Church members waved […]

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Underrported Humanitian Stories

Doctors without Borders listed their top 10 underreported humanitarian stories of 2007. (Below is a picture in Somalia, where the civil war there has left many without food, water and medical treatment.) Read the rest here. HT to Ariah, who also has a great post about global warming today.

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The WGA Strike

I was talking with a co-worker today regarding the writer’s strike. I asked her if she knew what it was about, and she said, “They just want a bigger salary, right?” No, actually, that’s not right. If any of you download an episode of The Office, Grey’s Anatomy, Weeds, etc. – either from iTunes (where […]

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Oh, Ernie

Nebraska State Senator Sues God Over Natural Disasters *Blink* Did I read that right?

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