Morning Palate Cleanser: 14-year-old Brendan MacFarlane, Scottish boy with pipes, sings Gospel and Country. Here he is wowing a guitar shop owner: (HT The Anchoress) In the News: In June, non-farm payrolls added a measly 18,000 jobs, far below what is needed (due to the number who enter into the workforce on any given month) even [Read More…]
Morning Report, August 28: Family Missions, the Gospel in Space, Insurance for Aliens, Mindless Fandom, Stupid Senators, More on KennedyCare, and the Rise of the "Afterbirthers"
One Christian’s perspective on the day’s news: 1. An excellent new website directs families to ministry opportunities locally and internationally. Families looking to spend purposive time together will find great resources, and organizations in need of volunteers will find families eager to serve. I am interested in creating a similar resource for individuals at Patheos, [Read More…]
Morning Report, August 26th: The Last Lion, the Christian Mafia, the Living Lockerbie Bomber, and the Lost Work Ethic
One Christian’s perspective on the day’s news. 1. Senator Edward Kennedy passed away last night from brain cancer. The senior Senator from Massachusetts was regarded by friends and foes alike as one of the kindest and hardest working Senators in the Senate. President Obama released a statement saying: “An important chapter in our history has [Read More…]
Morning Report, August 7th: Angry Mobs, Jokers, Union Thugs, the Hopeless, A Huge Fannie, Taxpayer-Funded Abortions, Justice Sotomayor, and Cash for SUVs
1. Health care reform town halls turn ugly. I find myself conflicted. I am very much in support of the beautiful chaos of democracy, whether or not the protesters are voicing my own views–and it certainly is true that politicians seems increasingly distanced from the constituencies they represent, increasingly unaware that they are the ones [Read More…]