July Archive

July 2, 2008

Christian Chaff

The Worst Church Sign Yet

by Clay Staggs

Is this the best we’ve got? Has it come to this?

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HT: Instapundit

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July 7, 2008

Education

Because The Schools Have Nothing Better To Do

by Clay Staggs

Barack Obama gave a speech in Colorado recently on the subject of service. You can read the whole text here. I’d like to focus on his comments on service for those in middle and high school:

Finally, we need to integrate service into education, so that young Americans are …

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Posted by Clay Staggs at 1:39 p.m.
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July 16, 2008

Education

Economic Ignorance

by Clay Staggs

I’ve bemoaned the fact that no one teaches or learns logic so many times that I’ve lost count. But examples of people saying and doing things that are totally irrational just keep on coming. The latest one was at the President’s press conference yesterday.

The question you …

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July 17, 2008

Culture Wars

The Face of Christianity

by Jimmy Hopper

I have always (since I became a Christian) been jealous of the name of Christ and concerned when His Church is put , or puts itself, in a bad light before the world. I recently posted about this, particularly the use of the term “evangelical”, to describe Christianinty and the attempt …

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Posted by Jimmy Hopper at 9:07 p.m.
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July 23, 2008

Politics

Obama Abroad

by Clay Staggs

So, unless you’ve been under a rock for the past week or so, you probably already know that Obama is traveling in the middle east and Europe. This has created a frenzy of mainstream media attention unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. I’ve found a couple of …

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July 25, 2008

Humor

A Crack in the Dam

by Clay Staggs

One of the things that’s struck me about this election cycle has been the way no one will make jokes about Obama. This morning, that’s changed. Not anyone here though, where political correctness reigns supreme. Gerard Baker of the Times (UK) strikes first. The whole piece is here …

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July 25, 2008

Christian Chaff

I AM the Calorie, the Carb, and All Trans-Fat

by Tim Lien

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July 30, 2008

Christian Chaff

Adding Fuel to the Fire

by Tim Lien

Groups are beginning to gather around gas stations to pray for lower gas prices.

Short article, here.

I realize that we should “pray without ceasing.” But have we really run out of things to pray for?

I am reminded what R. Laurence Moore (Cornell University) said of much of American …

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