Archives for Feb 19, 2011 @ 19:53

Only Geeding

One of Geeding’s latest: A national, conservative non-profit think tank says when it comes to U.S. history standards in school,Texas is worst and South Carolina is first.  It’s OK my fellow Texans.  We didn’t give up when the Germans bombed the Alamo which lead us into WWII, and we ain’t going to give up now. [Read more…]

It’s Common

The sad thing, this abuse is common, by Kim Barker: Thousands of men blocked the road, surrounding the S.U.V. of the chief justice of Pakistan, a national hero for standing up to military rule. As a correspondent for The Chicago Tribune, I knew I couldn’t just watch from behind a car window. I had to [Read More…]

Diversity: Sociological Tsunami

Wow, this is a sociological tsunami. By Michael Jones at Boston Globe. IT HAS BECOME increasingly popular to speak of racial and ethnic diversity as a civic strength. From multicultural festivals to pronouncements from political leaders, the message is the same: our differences make us stronger. But a massive new study, based on detailed interviews [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings

The Chicago Cubs Excellent post by Allan on faith’s challenge in a good society. And CAS looks at our society from the opposite angle. Derek explores the socio-economic kingdom vision of Jesus. What Patrick says about Ireland is good for the USA. Church numbers (HT: Geeding) Preacher Mike’s pen was raptured … Mike Glenn posts [Read More…]