Happy 82nd birthday Clint Eastwood

Happy 82nd birthday Clint Eastwood May 31, 2012

“The next one won’t happen until December 10, 2117, so I’m guessing this will be the last time you’ll be able to see it.”

“Pastor Mack Wolford, the son of a snake-handling pastor who died from a rattler bite, lived by faith and died on Sunday, like his father before him, from a serpent bite.”

“Another way of saying this is that most Americans are actually pro-choice even if they sometimes identify as pro-life.”

“The real battle isn’t India vs. Pakistan anymore, but Each Side vs. the Unlivable Mountain, with its hundred mile an hour winds and negative-50-degree temperatures.”

“Mobile-home residents who are fighting the ballot measure have no way to match the money that Prop. E supporters have poured into the campaign.”

“He was arrested and detained with no regard for his civil rights and the due process which Americans used to hold as a sacred trust and was finally moved to the Stewart Detention Facility in Lumpkin, Georgia, owned and operated by the Corrections Corporation of America.”

“The judge’s ruling is apparently based on a fictitious ‘heightened standard’ for public notice when Muslims are involved.”

“Who are you going to side with — Allen West or George Washington?

“If it should be declared that contraception is not evil in itself, then we should have to concede frankly that the Holy Spirit had been on the side of the Protestant churches in 1930.”

“This is the equivalent of, in 1965, a claque of Baptists demanding their right not to serve black people in restaurants because of their beliefs in the Biblical basis for white supremacy.”

“Republican state legislators are cooking up their own solution to this problem of evil scientists trying to make predictions based on scientific models.”

“This contrast — Is forgiveness actual or potential? — goes to the heart of the debates of what is called the ‘New Perspective’ on Paul.”

If you have that kind of relationship with the Bible, you may need counseling.”

“Each year in May, Anabaptists commemorate the death of Dirk Willems, who was burned at the stake in 1569.”

We have a higher standard.”

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“It’s a shambling, half-tossed study of an artist who epitomized the shambling, half-tossed record, executed by a musician who has made his career out of shambling, half-tossed performances.”

So I honked, and he flipped me off.”

Annie Downs is a huge, huge fan of The Waltons. Especially John-Boy.

UFYH.

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