Books for the Burn Barrel

Burn

In all the hub-bub of the political debates you may not have noticed that the American Library Association celebrated the 30th Anniversary of Banned Books week. Some Conservative Christians scoff at the notion of Banned Books. Books aren’t banned in this country, they contend, only challenged. The primary subject matters that raise the hackles of [Read More...]

Who’s Sorry Now?

The government of North Korea released video of its people grieving the death of Kim Jong-il. North Korea’s leader passed away on a train trip on Saturday, reportedly from a heart attack. Two full days passed before word of Kim Jong-il’s death reached the rest of the world, underscoring once again how isolated North Koreans [Read More...]

Shrews for Jesus

ATHARINE, the Shrew, was the eldest daughter of Baptista, a rich gentleman of Padua. She was a lady of such an ungovernable spirit and fiery temper, such a loud-tongued scold, that she was known in Padua by no other name than Katharine the Shrew. Forget about her. Meet me,  Karen. A lady of such an [Read More...]


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