I’m looking for some grace to pull me through


Some links for your Tuesday morning, including: Liberty Counsel no longer says America is just as bad as Nazi Germany; an old joke that’s sadly still relevant; the most sanctimonious break-up letter of all time; and a single graph that explains my whole career in journalism. [Read more...]

They’re going in circles with their holy referrals


Some Monday morning links, including: Babylonian exile infighting; healing a man blind from birth; Hercules vs. Groo; Charisma will never apologize; “Data Analytics and Amateur Gravedigging;” and academic respectability through football. [Read more...]

Salvation at the gift shop


Some stuff for your Sunday, including: I liked the old jet stream better; Pacifist Fred Armisen vs. Cranky White Geraldo; a 1730 children’s catechism provides my new motto; plus dinosaurs, George Bailey, and a right-winger’s right hook. [Read more...]

Sunday favorites

“For a while he refused; but later he said to himself, ‘Though I have no fear of God and no respect for anyone, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will grant her justice, so that she may not wear me out by continually coming.’” [Read more...]

I thought I was going to Heaven, now it’s very hard to tell


Some Friday morning links and observations, including: Always give yourself all 5s on employee self-evaluations; how complicated schedules simplify wage theft; James McGrath wants to know if the Winchester boys are worth his time; unpaid exercise is nice work if you can get it; and why I’m happy to know that “desecration of a venerated object” is illegal here in Pennsylvania. [Read more...]

Here comes a lion, father (oh yes, it’s a lion)


Everybody’s talking at me, I can’t hear a word they’re sayin’. [Read more...]

To serve and protect


“You are safer not being around police you don’t know than you are with them in your presence.” [Read more...]

The mark of God on a stranger’s face


A national loyalty oath is creepy … using “civility” to reinforce inequity is rude … the future of Roll Tide … “biblical counseling” is neither biblical nor counseling … Ronald Reagan did not care for Kunta Kinte. [Read more...]