Monthly Archives: July 2015

Tidbits of Political ‘Pottage’

“[Man] was born and equipped as an excellent animal, but he sold his birthright for a mess of pottage called culture and took on fear and a whimper as a part of the bargain.” ~John C. Van Dyke Below is … Continue reading

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Ham and Dregs

Bulletin: Creationist Ken Ham: Richard Dawkins isn’t an atheist because the Bible says so Ham, the founder of Answers in Genesis, said the Bible taught that everyone was endowed with an innate knowledge of God, even if they choose to … Continue reading

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One Week, Two Worlds

Circa 1803, British poet William Blake wrote, in Auguries of Innocence, four lines which to this day invariably catch my eye and tweak my imagination. To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild … Continue reading

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“There Hath Past Away a Glory From the Earth”

200 years ago — In 1815 — the final version of Wm. Wordsworth’s poetic masterpiece, Ode on Intimations of Immortality was completed. The first two stanzas read as follows: There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, The earth, … Continue reading

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Trump for Pres Poster

-♥-♥-♥-♥- DONALD TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT! -♥-♥-♥-♥- Hmm. Well, at least they got the hair right.

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The “Savage Beast” aka The Radical Right Wing

Wingnut radio guy Michael Savage doesn’t like Pope Francis. Earlier this month in the aftermath of the Pope’s Encyclical on Climate Change, Savage blustered that Francis is “a danger to the world . . . a Marxist . . . … Continue reading

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