Tag Archives: the lies we tell ourselves

Angels and Demons

By now, we’ve all heard the allegations against Judge Roy Moore. The charges are monstrous but still, Moore has his defenders, claiming that a fourteen year old is not a child. #MeAt14 and #MeAt16 has popped up on social media in protest. But what bothers … Continue reading

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The Uncertain Journey

This is one of those things I don’t like to think about, but here it is: from PZ Meyers I’d feel schadenfreude, except that it’s such a damn sad waste. The gist of the article? Those that try and treat … Continue reading

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The Fickle Beast

Prime and I had just settled down to watch an episode of Star Trek: Voyager when we heard a loud noise. Prime admitted that he thought it was thunder. Well, until we both heard the shriek of brakes not a … Continue reading

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About Texas

We know about Texas. We know that 26 people are dead. Here’s what we know about the shooter: the shooter was embroiled in a “domestic situation” with his mother-in-law, who attended the Texas church where he killed 26 people. He had … Continue reading

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Taking No as an Answer

There’s a really good post on Patheos that deals with #MeToo; in it, the author admits that he’s part of the problem. He also addresses what can be done to help stem the tide. Now, as you can expect, this might bother some … Continue reading

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おやすみ よいこ

When I was young, it wasn’t easy for me to fall asleep at night. I’d have nightmares or worse, it was just the darkness that bothered me. This proclivity drove my parents more than a little crazy but they may … Continue reading

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Time for an Irish Coffee… Without the Coffee

I found this on both Dispatches From The Culture Wars and Joe.My.God: the Vegas shooting was actually a “pagan blood sacrifice ritual”. I couldn’t make this slag up even if I tried. “Folks, this whole thing in Las Vegas,” she said, “this … Continue reading

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