Monthly Archives: June 2008

Storms Can’t Hurt the Sky

I finished Gabriel Cohen’s Storms Can’t Hurt the Sky: A Buddhist Path Through Divorce. Gabriel Cohen is a freelance journalist whose wife, “Claire” (not her real name), left him. He found solace in Buddhist lectures, which gave him the tools … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Books, Buddhism, Life, Religion, School

"Politicization" of the Justice Department

According to a recent Justice Department audit, the department deliberately rejected liberal or Democratic applicants because of their political positions. For the Justice Department, this kind of hiring practice is against the law, since it’s supposed to be politically independent. … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Judiciary, Politics

Is the Second Amendment Unlimited?

In my debates with liberals on gun control, they often point out that the Constitutional right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, meaning that the government can and should place limits on it. Barack Obama actually said this … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Judiciary, Politics | 2 Comments

Mary and Adam: Morning and Afternoon

The Hallmark Channel has four Little House on the Prairie episodes each day, two in the morning, and two in the afternoon. In the two morning ones today, Mary loses her sight and meets her future husband, Adam, who also … Continue reading

Posted in Judiciary, Little House, Television

One More Thing on Dobson and Obama

Barack Obama said the following in his 2006 speech on religion and public policy: “I am hopeful that we can bridge the gaps that exist and overcome the prejudices each of us bring to this debate. And I have faith … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Current Events, James Dobson, Politics, Religion

Dobson and Obama

I want to weigh in today on Dr. James Dobson’s criticism of Barack Obama. Dobson recently responded to a 2006 speech that Obama gave, which discussed the role of faith in politics. Obama said the following (see here for the … Continue reading

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TBAA: Til Death Do Us Part

Today, I saw an episode of Touched by an Angel that I hadn’t seen before. It was about a rancher who committed suicide. Why did he do that? I guess he was just plain tired of living. He had turned … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Religion, Television, Touched by an Angel