Monthly Archives: November 2006

RANDOM PLAYLIST OF THE WEEK

From good Fr. Tucker comes the Random Playlist of the Week idea. The idea is to put your iPod (or the non-Apple media player of your choice) on shuffle and list the first 10 songs that come up. Don’t cheat … Continue reading

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MILTON FRIEDMAN AND GLOBAL WARMING

Many of us have joked at one time or another that “If only the world would listen to me, we’d all be so much better off”. Of all the people who lived in the 20th Century, Milton Friedman was one … Continue reading

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COGNITIVE DISSONANCE TODAY

Welcome to Cognitive Dissonance Today. Cognitive Dissonance Today: Flippin’ off the wall like Lucy Ball since 2002. And now, Cognitive Dissonance Today: WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand’s high school students will be able to use “text-speak” — the mobile … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity. – – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“My chief reason for choosing Christianity was because the mysteries were incomprehensible. What’s the point of revelation if we could figure it out ourselves? If it were wholly comprehensible, then it would just be another philosophy.” – Mortimer Adler

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BREAKING NEWS

Horse Escapes – Owner Closes Barn Door This would have been a great idea . . . six months ago. I think this violates the better late than never rule.

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GEE, THANKS

So, the Republican party got what it so richly deserved, a trip to the electoral woodshed. They deserved it because they’d become arrogant, corrupt, and out-of-touch with their base. They have abandoned the concepts of fiscal responsibility and limited government … Continue reading

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WHO LOVES AMERICA MORE THAN ME?

Nooooooobody.

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A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS – EXCEPT ELECTION SEASON

A Man For All Seasons There aren’t really many “must see” movies. We all have our favorites, of course, and we’ve all said “oh, you have to see this movie”. But really, no, you don’t have to, in most cases. … Continue reading

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Censorship, like charity, should begin at home; but unlike charity, it should end there.” – Clare Booth Luce

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