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This was in the paper when I was gone:
The prayer industry just needs more regulation and transparency. I’d love to buy my prayers in bulk from Manila or Mumbai, but where’s the quality control?
Indulgences not mentioned either.
Tony, when Ebay closes a door, God opens a window.
How about we do something good for those World Vision kids in Sri Lanka? Feed those kids a fish, they eat for a day; give them a job praying for rich free-market American evangelicals and they’ll eat for a lifetime. We’ll set up webcams in a Sri Lankan prayer factor for the Tea Party folks to monitor their workforce; we get an endorsement from Franklin Graham. “Results guaranteed by God: he works in mysterious ways!”
And how about a sister company offering customized hexes from a real Haitian witch doctor. “Discrete and secure order forms available.”
Maybe they’ll ban online ordination too.
The war on religion continues …
I go to EWTN’s wonderful website for that stuff anyway.
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