Ever notice that the people who talk the most about Jesus Christ are the people whose opinions and positions on nearly every issue directly contradict the teachings of Jesus Christ?
I’m still waiting for someone to explain to me why should I care about Israel without invoking The Bible, the Torah or some other religious text. It’s amazing how quick people are to label you anti-Semitic if you don’t support Israel without question (no, no one has said this to me, but I’ve seen the charge levelled at plenty of other people).
My cousin, Debbie Duffie, died last Sunday. It was the end of a long battle with leukemia, which, obviously, she lost. The most basic urge at times like these is to write poems and elegies in honor of the departed, or offer up well-worn phrases to the family such as “sorry for your loss”. None of which really help.
Since learning that we’ve gone vegetarian, some well-meaning friends have encouraged us to buy from local organic growers. So I figured I’d look over the local options. Hmmm. $12 for a gallon of milk. $7 for a dozen eggs. $8 for a block of cheddar cheese. Holy crap!
Strom Thurmond, DixiecratThe sad truth of the modern era is that those who have studied history are doomed to argue about it with those who did not. What most people can’t comprehend is that beginning in the late 1930’s, the two major political parties essentially began switching sides.
I won’t offer cliches when you’re hurting. I won’t tell you it’s going to be alright. I won’t tell you it gets better. You’ve heard that enough already. But when you are weak and struggling, I will help you to stand.
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- Gevalia Coffee Scam February 19, 2009
- Million Dollar Award Scam August 20, 2008
- Christ vs Christians September 18, 2014
- Why Should I Care About Israel? July 31, 2014
- My Cousin, Debbie Duffie July 30, 2014
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