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Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. –H.L. Mencken

…hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way…


I am reading Graham Greene’s The Heart of the Matter again.  Once again I am astounded by his ability to turn a phrase. This passage comes after Scobie, the central character, … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

On the other hand…


In response to Andy’s post on government schools and Christianity, I felt something needed to be said regarding the similarities of many churches to the government and its educational goals. … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

“¿Qué gigantes?” – Sancho Panza


I had heard that Al Mohler made a really ridiculous statement.  Then I heard the actual statement and thought – how did I miss that?  I did the maths and … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Your God Isn't Big Enough


Blimey Cow’s video this morning, I Pledge Blind Allegiance, might be their best ever. Jordan excoriates Christians for wringing their hands over who will win the “election”. Not bad for … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

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