Writing Down the Jones

Morally Permissible 0

Morally Permissible

This, from one of Andrew Sullivan’s readers: Suppose that through no fault of your own you fall from a great height and that I happen to be beneath you. Looking up, I see that you are headed straight for me and will crush me to death when you land. Suddenly...

Progress? 0

Progress?

I’m in a pretty sour mood right now. At first it was because I’ve been hurting for that poor girl in Florida who got beat up for a YouTube video. Now I’m ticked off at her dad. Her parents blamed the Internet for the incident. “These Web sites are creating...

Adopting Penguins 2

Adopting Penguins

I was standing in Wal-Mart today, not buying anything, just watching the HDTV’s as I do from time to time.  Today was a knockoff of March of the Penguins. If you’ve seen it, or Happy Feet, you know that after the eggs are laid, the fathers shelter them while the...

I’m Not Buyin’ It… 1

I’m Not Buyin’ It…

I’m not buying that Barack Obama has suddenly shed an uncommon and unprecedented light on the discussion of race in America. And I’m not buying that the racial views of Jeremiah Wright and others are at all justifiable. On Thursday an article came out at AmericanThinker.com called “Obama’s Anger“. The...

Turning the Tables 0

Turning the Tables

On Sunday morning Wade turned over a communion table. Fortunately (or unfortunately, from my perspective) it wasn’t a real one, just a plant on the stage. Can you call it a stage if it’s at the front of the worship area? Anyway, it was pretty powerful stuff. He was talking...

Two for Tuesday 1

Two for Tuesday

Well, actually Friday.  Yes, only 3 days until I join the dual-core revolution.  I ordered my new set on Sunday night from NewEgg: Athlon 64 X2 4000+ 2GB pqi Turbo DDR2 667 Gigabyte mobo with 690V chipset and 2000MHz HyperTransport MSI 8500GT OC 256MB GDDR3 It’s not my dream system,...