The Irreconcilability of Modern American War & Christianity

Lawrence Vance hits the above concept with full force in a recent speech: If there is any group of people that should be opposed to war, torture, militarism, the warfare state, state worship, suppression of civil liberties, an imperial presidency, blind nationalism, government propaganda, and an aggressive foreign policy it is Christians, and especially conservative,…

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In 1938, Tolkien was preparing to release The Hobbit in Germany. The publishers first wanted to know if he was of Aryan descent. This was his response: …if I am to understand that you are enquiring whether I am of Jewish origin, I can only reply that I regret that I appear to have no…

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A Chance to Do Good

It costs $3,250 to dig a well in Somalia to provide drinking water to 600 people and their livestock. One Tomahawk missile costs $1,450,000. For every Tomahawk fired, the US can provide safe drinking water to 1/4 million dying Somalians. (And to think that we will be in Afghanistan until 2024, firing Tomahawks as we…

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English Lesson, Part II

This one is to help you work on your English pronunciation: Dearest creature in creation,Study English pronunciation.I will teach you in my verseSounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse.I will keep you, Suzy, busy,Make your head with heat grow dizzy.Tear in eye, your dress will tear.So shall I! Oh hear my prayer.Just compare heart, beard,…

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English Lesson, Part I

Cliches no one has ever used: You can only milk a dead cow once. A hair on the head is worth six on the back. You can’t trade shoes with a barefoot monkey. There are two sides to every waffle. You can’t fill a hat with maybes. A pit in a peach is worth six…

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