Monthly Archives: July 2007

Why Prohibition Was Repealed

Now here is a fascinating little piece. My own experience in my history classes was exactly what the author describes. He makes a very convincing argument that it was a government in search of tax revenue that forced repeal of … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Iraqi Government in Crisis

More bad news from Iraq.

Posted in iraq | Leave a comment

Housing Implosion…Update

Fallout from the subprime debacle continues and spreads (despite all assurances that it was contained, surprise, surprise). I find this quote the most honest – This is not going to be a short affair,” said V. Anantha-Nageswaran, head of research … Continue reading

Posted in h | Leave a comment

Cat Comforts the Dying

This is a really weird story about a cat that somehow senses when nursing home residents are nearing death. When it crawls up next to them they generally will die within four hours. Interesting.

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Tony Snow on Faith and Cancer

This is a poignant piece that Tony Snow wrote for Christianity Today discussing his cancer and all to obvious mortality.

Posted in Faith | Leave a comment

Religion Reporting as a Test of Faith

This is a fascinating, and ultimately sad, article detailing how an L. A. Times reporter comes to faith, begins reporting on religion, and then loses his own faith. Two points to make about this story. 1. In a world with … Continue reading

Posted in Faith | Leave a comment

Ship of Fools

A biased, but revealing look at the type of conservative who thinks that Bush can do no wrong.

Posted in News | Leave a comment