Monthly Archives: December 2003

Today’s Observation From Left Field:

The best thing about having a long Christmas break is that you can go all day not knowing what the actual date is, and it can’t be considered irresponsible.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“. . . it makes a great difference as to what goes on in your soul, whether you love a Person or an abstraction.” – Thomas Merton, The Waters of Siloe

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Julian Sanchez, writing for Reason Magazine Online: “The ultimate (campaign funding) loophole is the First Amendment itself. As long as ‘special interests’ … can broadcast their views to the public, the public may be inclined to vote in accordance with … Continue reading

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Friday Five

Thanks to Heather 1. List your five favorite beverages. * Coffee * Sweetened iced tea. * Newcastle Brown Ale * Dr. Brown’s Cream Soda *Well water from Isle of Wight County, Va. 2. List your five favorite websites. * BigSoccer.com … Continue reading

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Movie Review

This is the best piece I’ve read on the Catholic roots of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“This is a sad day for the freedom of speech. Who could have imagined that the same court which, within the past four years, has sternly disapproved of restrictions upon such inconsequential forms of expression as virtual child pornography, tobacco … Continue reading

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