And while we are discussing disgusting toads, here’s Mike Kelly’s take on Al Gore, the man who makes Clinton look like a paragon of integrity The only thing Gore did in the past ten years that had a glimmer of grace to it was (finally) bowing out of his failed bid for the presidency when [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29215.html

And while we are discussing disgusting toads, here’s Mike Kelly’s take on Al Gore, the man who makes Clinton look like a paragon of integrity The only thing Gore did in the past ten years that had a glimmer of grace to it was (finally) bowing out of his failed bid for the presidency when [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29214.html

The small bad news is that Jesse Jackson is still a disgusting toad The huge good news is that a film like this could be made and, though Jackson can’t admit it, heralds a death knell for the sort of exploitation of Black America that creatures like Jackson specialize in. Jackson’s fighting a rear-guard action [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29217.html

The small bad news is that Jesse Jackson is still a disgusting toad The huge good news is that a film like this could be made and, though Jackson can’t admit it, heralds a death knell for the sort of exploitation of Black America that creatures like Jackson specialize in. Jackson’s fighting a rear-guard action [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29216.html

Whaddaya mean Sungenis isn’t anti-semitic? I mean he’s not anti-semitic. He’s anti-Judaism. His disagreements are based on a bad understanding of theology, not on some sort of racial theory of semitic inferiority to the Caucasian or Teutonic race. Anti-semitism is a quack mid-19th century attempt to scientize bigotry against Jews with dopey ideas about racial [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29218.html

Godwin’s Law One rule of Internet discourse is Godwin’s Law which states (as a rule of thumb, not an inflexible edict from Sinai) that when one party is reduced to comparing the other party to Hitler, Nazis or Nazi sympathizers, they have nothing intelligent to say. This is a rule of thumb, not an iron [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29219.html

Seven people were butchered at a Christian Charity in Pakistan by spokespersons for the Religion of Peace Oh, and Fox aired some unkind (but not altogether untrue–Mohammed *was* a killer. He was a General, after all) opinions about the Religion of Peace. Guess which news item upsets CAIR? Guess which news item is not even [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29220.html

One of my readers… who is still suffering from “failure to grasp the concept” when it comes to my earlier remarks about comporting yourself like a guest in my living room if you are going to use my comments boxes writes with warm Christian charity concerning this blog: great post, shea. boy, you really stuck [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29221.html

A reader writes: Help me here. What do you do (how do you call yourself) when you can’t support the Pope’s own support of Arafat? It’s the same with about the pending war with Iraq; referring to the recent statement put out by the president of the American bishops. The questions are right. The catechism [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29222.html

Scam artists for the brow-furrowed wine-and-cheese-eating chattering classes are suing each other Brainless intelligentsia think this stuff matters. But as C.S. Lewis noted long ago in the Pilgrim’s Regress, the Clevers are all wage slaves to Mr. Mammon. The only truly avante garde people in our culture are orthodox Christians who live what they believe. [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29223.html

This reminds me of Oliver Jensen, one of the editors of the old American Heritage Magazine, who once wrote a parody of how Eisenhower might have written the Gettysburg Address, the first sentence of which ran: “I haven’t checked these figures, but 87 years ago, I think it was, a number of individuals organized a [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29225.html

This reminds me of Oliver Jensen, one of the editors of the old American Heritage Magazine, who once wrote a parody of how Eisenhower might have written the Gettysburg Address, the first sentence of which ran: “I haven’t checked these figures, but 87 years ago, I think it was, a number of individuals organized a [Read More...]

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2002/09/29224.html


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