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The 7 Modern Sins

Some things never change. (Thanks to Gregory Joel for introducing me to this quote)

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Expectancy is the Atmosphere for Miracles

Originally posted on See, there's this thing called biology…:
Yeah! Now that’s what I’m talking about. So, expectancy is part of what enables us to  know God, to sense His presence, to hear His voice. I like the little…

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My Fellow Americans…

I am officially announcing my candidacy for NTP (Not-the-President) of the United States of America. After much deliberation, I have decided that this is how I may best serve my country. Careful analysis has revealed that, at the current rate, … Continue reading

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Politics

Given the current rather bizarre state of politics in my country (“current” meaning any day of any year), it seems like a good time for this: “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, … Continue reading

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What the Academy Awards are Really About

The Academy Awards exist to sell tickets, particularly for Hollywood movies. Which is why American studios and American movie stars dominate the event. There’s nothing particularly evil about that; every industry promotes itself. Movies cost megabucks to make, after all, … Continue reading

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The Eagle Has Landed

In the winter of 1987 an eagle managed to fly all the way across the Atlantic Ocean from Ireland to the United States, where it arrived sick and exhausted. If this were to happen today, the Trump administration would immediately … Continue reading

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Shutdown!

Source of quote unknown. The U. S. is on the verge of its longest government shutdown in history (due, as always, to an impasse over spending). Meanwhile, Congress and the current administration are vying to see who can win The … Continue reading

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