Monthly Archives: October 2007

Losing Our Soul Little By Little

Sixty years ago waterboarding was a war crime, today it is an “aggressive” but appropriate interrogation technique. We are not making progress. This article says in part, In 1947, the United States charged a Japanese officer, Yukio Asano, with war … Continue reading

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Evangelical Right and the Republican Party

A long look at the Evangelical right and its relationship to the Republican party. I think in some sense there is good news here if it means that we have recognized that politics will not save us, and to be … Continue reading

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One of Bush’s Lasting Legacies

It turns out that President Bush is the biggest spender since LBJ, which is quite a remarkable accomplishment for a “conservative.” I believe that this will be one of his longer lasting legacies, which conjures images of the Roman Empire … Continue reading

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Science and (Extreme) Hubris

We will have the power of gods. So says professor Michio Kaku quoted in this article from the Telegraph (U.K.) looking at the future of science. Let’s see, now where have I heard that before? Hmm…Oh, the Tower of Babel … Continue reading

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If You Need An Excuse To Divorce

John Piper’s blog has a link to this article in Christianity Today in which yet another wayward evangelical manages to come up with an argument that would allow virtually anyone in a marriage to legitimately divorce their spouse! Piper responds … Continue reading

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Banks Try to Hide Losses

An interesting article analyzing the giant fund that banks have set up at the behest (and in cahoots with) the U. S. Treasury Department. A must read.

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Housing Bust…Update

The scary thing about this report from California is that the bust is only getting started.

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The Perils of Paying Ransom for Hostages

The Telegraph (U.K.) has an interview with three Taliban who reveal what they did with the money received for those South Korean hostages.

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The Terminator is a Coward

Arnold Schwarzneggar surrenders to the homosexual lobby. So much for courage in politics, eh?

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Warrantless Wiretapping Before 9/11!

The Washington Post leads the way on this story.“Nacchio’s account, which places the NSA proposal at a meeting on Feb. 27, 2001, suggests that the Bush administration was seeking to enlist telecommunications firms in programs without court oversight before the … Continue reading

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