March Archive

March 2, 2010

Politics

About Senator Bunning

by Clay Staggs

Senator Bunning (R-KY) is getting a lot of press about blocking a fairly non-controversial bill on the quaint grounds that no one has said how the $10 Billion provision will be paid for. Here is a great blog post by Ed Morrisey explaining what is really going on. Lots of …

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Posted by Clay Staggs at 2:19 p.m.
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March 8, 2010

Culture Wars

What’s Wrong With Education

by Clay Staggs

A couple of quick hits this morning to encapsulate what’s wrong with our education system. What’s worrysome about these three things is not so much their existence as the abject lack of any strategy by anyone in power to actually do anything about it. The only solution that …

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Posted by Clay Staggs at 10:11 a.m.
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March 9, 2010

Miscellaneous

Is There Anything It Can’t Do?

by Clay Staggs

Wine may help women keep weight in check.

Yet another reason to drink up - Like you needed another!

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Posted by Clay Staggs at 3:06 p.m.
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March 17, 2010

Politics

A Superbubble

by Clay Staggs

Many folks I know fear China. They are afraid that China, with its billion-plus population, strong economic growth, and command and control government, will soon overpower the US. I recall similar sentiment about the Japanese from the late 80s and early 90s. History, however, has proved the fears about Japan …

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Posted by Clay Staggs at 2:26 p.m.
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March 18, 2010

Pastoral Musings

Even A Blind Squirrel Finds a Nut

by Tim Lien

My wife sent me a “>great video this morning. IrishCalvinist calls it Benny Hinn’s finest 10 minutes of his life.

Was I not paying attention, or did Benny suddenly get converted?

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Posted by Tim Lien at 8:59 a.m.
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March 22, 2010

Politics

Estimate, Schmestimate

by Clay Staggs

I have refrained from commenting on the healthcare debacle thus far, principally because I didn’t know whether I’d be able to stop once I got started. And besides, the opinions of the people of this country proved entirely irrelevant to the intentions of those who govern us.

However …

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Posted by Clay Staggs at 9:30 a.m.
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March 28, 2010

Miscellaneous

But What About Doofuses?

by Clay Staggs

Here’s a funny piece of randomness I found on this blog called Great White Snark. It’s a Venn diagram that differentiates dweeb, nerds, dorks, and geeks.

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I’ll leave it up to you commenters to decide where yours truly fits in the diagram for liking this.

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Posted by Clay Staggs at 8:14 a.m.
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March 31, 2010

General Theology

The defining mark of true religion

by Eric Venable

If someone were to ask you, “What exactly do you Christians—particularly you people who use the r-word (Reformed) a lot— believe that makes you any different from the other thousands of religions on planet earth?,” what would you say? I came across this while reading Abraham Kuyper’s Lectures on …

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Posted by Eric Venable at 11:13 a.m.
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