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Religion, When Extremism?
Religions often seek dominance
NOVEMBER 5, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Most religions write down the word of God as they interpret it and misinterpret what they write down
Crossing The Rubicon
APRIL 19, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN THE RIGHT
Obama should go down in history as the worst offender of electoral fraud imaginable.
Last weekend, President 44 Barack Obama doubled down on his big March idea to have mandatory elections.
Kids are always thinking that election day...
#Election #Campaign #Rebel #Bruce Springsteen #Anarchy
☕️ Aaron Stipkovich
I am not categorically liberal or conservative. Every sensible person or subject deserves equal consideration. Any other approach is the epitome of idiocy.
25 Things Trump Can Say
I'm Not Normal
MARCH 22, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
The fact that he hasn’t said some of these is not the point. The point is he could say these.
Here are 25 things Donald Trump could say and get away with it. The fact that he hasn’t said some of these is not the point. The point is he...
#Donald Trump #Comedy #Republican #Hillary Clinton #Thought
An Eternal Status Quo
How a dead language haunts the long now.
MARCH 21, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
The rhetorical question for all time: Why's the 'status quo' got a Latin name?
The declaration by America's Secretary of State concerning the murderous ethos of the self-proclaimed ISIS terror state carries both deep moral and...
#Status Quo #John Kerry #Isil #Genocide #Barack Obama
the Fear Endures
America has always freaked out about immigrants.
NOVEMBER 20, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Catholic immigrants were the sleeper agents of the 19th century.
The current furor over whether Syrian refugees are helpless victims fleeing murderous religious zealots or sleeper agents for a holy war on America is...
#Muslims #Immigration #Syrians #Refugees #Bigotry
Ducking In Oregon
Of Grids & Iron: As American As College Football
OCTOBER 2, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS
Move over Tony Soprano, Holden Caulfield is taking the field, wearing his newer people-shooting hat.
Well, someone not yet (in)famous has got himself a gun, like that folk hero Tony Soprano, but he's not in Jersey, no, he's out west somewhere...
#Shooter #Holden Caulfield #Football #Children #American
Render Unto Caesar
Public servants have a duty to serve everyone
APRIL 8, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
I would say the government has a compelling interest in demanding its employees serve all citizens
Spycraft and Safe-cracking
How spy agencies and Marvel's Agent Carter crack safes
JANUARY 19, 2015 AND MAGAZINE IN POPULAR ESPIONAGE
How realistic is Agent Carter's safe-cracking device? Answer: More than you might imagine.
La Maison Du Chou
Chou Bun for everyone!
DECEMBER 15, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN FOOD AND DRINK
Choux pastry is usually baked but for beignets it is fried.
Choux pastry, or pate a choux is a light pastry dough used to make profiteroles, croquembouches, eclairs, French crullers, beignets, St. Honor cake,...
#Dessert #Chou #Patisserie #Pastries #Food #Paris #
Politico Observations Two
More notes in the political news plus a reporter freaks out
AUGUST 18, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Florida Governor Rick Scott is selling mostly bull
July 21, 1951 - August 11, 2014
AUGUST 14, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN ENTERTAINMENT
Leading the comedy renaissance
Does God Bless America?
This saying seems at odds with every religion
JUNE 5, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT
Why would God bless an artificial border?
Roman Catholic Brainwash
How the Church sought to brainwash me into hating women
APRIL 20, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN RELIGION
Women are not good for you!
When I was a child'barely six or seven'there existed a wooden fence with a knothole in one of its slats in the backyard of the apartment building (310...
#Religion #Catholic #Roman Catholic Church #Preist #Woman
The Economy in 2013
And some thoughts on growth in 2014
DECEMBER 31, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT
Little to look forward to in the 2014 economy, unless of course you are already a wealthy investor.
Religion makes you sick
Self-proclaimed righteous will have a front row in hell.
JULY 1, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN RELIGION
The Golden rules treat others as you want to be treated.
Rebranding the Vatican
How can the new Pope rebuild the Catholic image?
JUNE 28, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN RELIGION
Displays of luxury and pomp in the Vatican have made it hard for the Church to proclaim its message
Throughout its roughly 1,700 year history as a formal institution, the Catholic Church has withstood crusades, a bloody reformation, the rise and fall...
#Catholic Church #Pope Francis #Church Scandal
World Refugee Day
John Kerry and more from the US Department of State
JUNE 27, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN STIPKO LIVE
I believe we have reason to be hopeful. --John Kerry
The previous SpyTalk archives
APRIL 4, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN SPYTALK
From Jeff Stein
Absolute Power Corrupts
MARCH 14, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN CULTURE
This protection is provided by God Himself.
Most Religions Promote the Same Basic Objectives
MARCH 14, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN CULTURE
Most religions believe theirs is better than others.
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