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Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners July 1, 2016

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ seemed to not generate much excitement. C’mon, folks-if Obama is smiling, your heart should start beating faster…in fear of what he will do to America next. The assignment this week was to caption...Show More Summary

“Is it possible to be a sophisticated psychiatrist and believe that evil spirits are, however seldom, assailing humans?”

I found this piece, at the WaPo no less, so very intriguing: In the late 1980s, I was introduced to a self-styled Satanic high priestess. She called herself a witch and dressed the part, with flowing dark clothes and black eye shadow around to her temples. Show More Summary

Discontent with Clinton and Trump

The discontent that American voters have with this year’s Democrat and Republican presidential nominees is often highlighted in news reports and for good reason. A 06/29/16 Quinnipiac poll shows just how bad the discontent is. Quinnipiac...Show More Summary

Concealed Weapons Carrier Stops Mass Shooting

From Jody Ray Thompson, 32, of 15 Lake Vista Drive, has been charged with four counts of attempted murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and unlawful carrying of a weapon. Shots rang out at the Playoffz nightclub at 105 B Little Mountain Road before 3:30 a.m. Show More Summary

Questions for the Democratic Party

I have some questions for the Democratic Party, questions that members of the mainstream media ought to be asking. Whether or not the Democratic Party will answer these questions remains to be seen. #1 Why does your Party act as if it...Show More Summary

Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners June 24, 2016

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ DID NOT FEATURE BREXIT and was probably the only thing posted on the internet on Friday that didn’t. We were well over the 200 entry mark, so there are double winners for each position again. Take...Show More Summary

David Robertson’s Pot and Kettle

Wikipedia, in its article entitled The pot calling the kettle black, states: As generally understood, the person accusing (the “pot”) is understood to share some quality with the target of their accusation (the “kettle”). The pot is mocking the kettle for a little soot when the pot itself is thoroughly covered with it. Show More Summary

Disagreeing Without Personal Attacks

One task that the legal guardians of children have is the task of teaching children the art of disagreeing without engaging in personal attacks. This particular art form is often missing in the comments sections of website articles and blog commentaries. Show More Summary


From the BBC: What has happened? A referendum – a vote in which everyone (or nearly everyone) of voting age can take part – was held on Thursday 23 June, to decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union. Leave won by 52% to 48%. Show More Summary

The unmasking of the “pro-life” movement

This former Marco Rubio faith advisor is likely catching a tremendous amount of grief and ill-will for his courageous act: Eric Teetsel had intended to stand outside Donald Trump’s meeting with evangelical leaders Tuesday and talk with attendees he knew about why he thought the gathering was a bad idea. Show More Summary

AR-15 : To Ban or not to Ban?

The current debate about gun control includes a debate about the fate of the AR-15. To ban or not to ban retail sales of the AR-15: That is the question. Before deciding which side to choose, it is only fair that people consider the arguments made by both sides. Show More Summary

Pandora and Her Gun Control

Davy Robertson is at it again. After his grossly uninformed post entitled Hysteria About Gun Control was eviscerated by Hysteria About “Assault Rifles,” one would think that a responsible author would at least attempt to offer a cogent rebuttal to the legitimate objections to his argument. Show More Summary

“… a post-moral society cannot by definition tell the difference between good and evil…”

In one of the most cogent and analytical responses to the Orlando terrorist attack, Stephen Turley provides insights to what, if not corrected, will be the deathknell of western culture: Why does our society find it so difficult to blame...Show More Summary

Pandora and Her Gun Shop

In Greek mythology, Pandora caused trouble for Mankind by releasing into the world that which was supposed to be kept locked away. A modern-day version of the Pandora story has been taking place in the USA. Instead of opening a locked container, the modern Pandora has enabled weapons made for warfare to be sold on the open market. Show More Summary

Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners June 17, 2016

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ reached the double winners threshold again with over two hundred entries. The assignment was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (yetanotherjohn) – “Who’s that withShow More Summary

Biblical Illiteracy Among Reporters

One doesn’t have to have biblical expertise in order to be a reporter, but biblical literacy is helpful when one is going to refer to the Bible while writing a news report. Apparently, biblical literacy isn’t something possessed by New York Times reporters Jeremy W. Show More Summary

Hysteria About “Assault Rifles”

Co-blogger, David Robertson, recently initiated a thread entitled Hysteria About Gun Control. In it, Robertson writes: The American public generally favors logical restrictions on firearms and the quantity of ammunition that a firearm magazine can hold. Show More Summary

No Golden Ticket For Willy Wonka Candy Plant Workers

Apropos of nothing comes a good excuse for a Willy Wonka post. From ABC: The Itasca Fire Protection District responded to an early-morning call at the Willy Wonka Candy Factory in the Chicago suburb to find the building being evacuated. Show More Summary

Alligator Attacks And Kills Child At Disney Resort. Is Disney Failing To Warn Guest About Dangers?

Surely you’ve heard the heartbreaking story out of Orlando (three separate tragedies in less than a week, with the terrorist nightclub massacre, the senseless murder of “Voice” contestant, and this) of a 2-year old dragged away and killed by an alligator at DisneyWorld’s Grand Floridian resort. Show More Summary

Does It Matter If Orlando Nightclub Shooter Omar Mateen Was Gay?

Overnight report began popping up that the terrorist who killed 49 people and injured 53 others at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando may have been a regular at the club. The New York Post summarizes: The ex-wife of Orlando mass killer Omar...Show More Summary

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