“As big government programs go, Obamacare works”

It's all fixed!

  http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/365399/big-government-programs-go-obamacare-works-peter-kirsanow   … [Read more...]

Materials for Advent (2013) — Day 3

A detail from Michelangelo's "Pietà" (1498-1499)

 And it came to pass that I looked and beheld the great city of Jerusalem, and also other cities. And I beheld the city of Nazareth; and in the city of Nazareth I beheld a virgin, and she was exceedingly fair and white.And it came to pass that I saw the heavens open; and an angel came down and stood before me; and he said unto me: Nephi, what beholdest thou?And I said unto him: A virgin, most beautiful and fair above all other virgins.And he said unto me: Knowest thou the c … [Read more...]

A nice musical interlude for Christmas

A pleasant and Christmasy scene (Click to enlarge.  Click again to enlarge further.)

  Pentatonix provides an unusual performance of "Little Drummer Boy," to help you into the Christmas mood: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/12/01/theres-a-reason-this-a-capella-cover-of-little-drummer-boy-has-gone-mega-viral/# We enjoyed Kevin Olusola, of Pentatonix, at the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Saturday night.   … [Read more...]

“One year after the election, has time proven Romney right?”

If you like your high personal approval ratings, you can keep them.  Period.

  The pleasure of saying "I told you so" is real, but, alas, it's also distinctly limited. http://mittromneycentral.com/2013/11/22/one-year-after-the-election-has-time-proven-romney-right/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MittRomneyCentral+%28Mitt+Romney+Central%29 Three more years!   … [Read more...]

“Obama’s defenders: He’s not corrupt, just dishonest and incompetent.”

Thanks to Jim Davies for alerting me to this one.

  Of course, this article was published well before the triumphant launch of Obamacare: http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2013/05/17/obamas-defenders-hes-not-corrupt-just-dishonest-and-incompetent/ Surely nobody's talking about either dishonesty or incompetence now.   … [Read more...]

More on the Implementation of Obamacare

Reports on the roll-out of Obamacare continue to come in, (Click to enlarge.)

  For those who want to follow the progress of hope and change in the healthcare arena, there's often good stuff here.  It will encourage and inspire you.  It will make you want to waive presidential term limits.  It will make you glad that the nation chose a chief executive with proven managerial competence. For some reason, I particularly enjoyed the second item, "You Can't Spin a Website Performance. It Either Works or It Doesn't."   … [Read more...]

Ice everywhere, but no hockey sticks

Antarctica, 2015 (or something like that)

  Those who've been following the controversy over global warming will get the references here: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/365220/ice-everywhere-no-hockey-sticks-mark-steyn   … [Read more...]

Refuting Mormon Abuse of Spalm 82:6

Members of the audience, reacting in awestruck wonder to the brilliance of this critique

  If you have sixteen or seventeen minutes of your life that you don't value, have a look at this devastating rebuttal of a Mormon commentary on Psalm 82: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLeYmwmbMeo&noredirect=1 In fact, if you have a rather peculiar sense of humor, you might even enjoy watching just two minutes of it or so.  I did.  In fact, I was able to endure three. It has to be one of the most astonishing performances I've e … [Read more...]