Abortion and David Barton’s Theometeorology

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It is all over Twitter. Salon and Right Wing Watch have stories about David Barton's claim that legal abortion has triggered climate change and all sorts of other weather problems. Barton's theometeorological pronouncement came during an appearance on Kenneth Copeland's television broadcast. You can watch the segment here where he begins talking about abortion and the weather at about 18:55. Watch until the end to get the context. At that point, Kenneth Copeland says that storms and … [Read more...]

Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson: The Faith Factor

Tomorrow, April 15, marks the day in 1947 when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball. The executive who signed him with the express purpose of combating racism was Branch Rickey, President of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Today, CNN reports that Branch Rickey's faith was a strong motivation for his decision to sign Robinson. Roll the tape: I watched the CNN segment this morning and reporter Ed Henry said that he told President Obama about the segment of Robinson … [Read more...]

The Blue Cloud Lives! It's a Portsmouth, Ohio thing

Someone named Berthos just revived a thread from 2006 called "You might be from Porchmuth, if..." Porchmuth (how the natives say it) is really Portsmouth, Ohio, my home town. Reading through the comments, I remembered at the time trying to find a pic of the memorable-yet-tacky Blue Cloud. Couldn't find one at the time. Well, I struck Blue Cloud gold tonight. The Blue Cloud lives! Here is the caption from the blogger, David Reynolds, who posted this gem. The infamous Blue Cloud … [Read more...]


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