Monthly Archives: July 2011

EXTREMES OF INTERPRETATION: WHAT DID JESUS SAY? A SEQUEL

In EXTREMES OF INTERPRETATION: WHAT DID JESUS SAY?, we considered the controversy over The Sermon On The Mount (Matthew 5 – 7). Here Jesus provided us a wonderful ethical system — seemingly too wonderful. Since we cannot possibly do what … Continue reading

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Once upon a time … in America (via blogsense-by-barb)

I got a comment today from a Happy Hobbit. So I decided to visit that hobbit’s blog. Here is a pointer to a post that well describes the love of God and country that drives the Tea Party. Once upon a … Continue reading

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THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH BEING CALLED A HOBBIT?

Insults usually reveal more about the people who produce them than anything else. Such was the case several days ago when the Wall Street Journal insulted the Tea Party movement in an editorial. But what none of these critics have is an alternative … Continue reading

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DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE PROBLEM OF THE DEBT CEILING?

As August 2nd approaches, the news media rants and shrieks about a crisis. They have equated not raising debt ceiling with automatically defaulting on our nation’s debt. That’s not total nonsense, but crises provide an audience for advertisers. And too many of … Continue reading

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Letter from summer camp (via bluebird of bitterness)

Dear Mom and Dad, We’re having a great time here at Lake Typhoid! Scoutmaster Webb is making us all write to our parents in case you saw the flood on TV and worried. We are okay. Only 1 of our … Continue reading

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