Category: current events

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…

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…

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…

Sad

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

Teen Pregnancy in Gloucester, Massachusetts

Holy Crap I would not normally used such an unrefined phrase, but I must say this calls for it. HT: Shane

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…

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…

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…

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…

Oh, Ernie

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