This is just a quick note on Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC), who interrupted Obama’s Wednesday night speech with “you lie!” Which, by the way, was true: Obama lied when he said the current plans didn’t cover illegal immigrants. I only have two criticisms for the Representative.
I was greeted at the Christian bookstore where I work this fine Saturday morning with a set of papers stapled together on the table behind the sale counter. It sort of grabbed my attention, as it said in big, bold, all-caps letters, “TELL OTHER CHRISTIANS AND SAVE A SOUL FROM HELL.”
So immediately I think, “this doesn’t look like company material….”
Just got an email that’s torqued my lugnuts a bit too much concerning Brian McLaren. In case you’re unfamiliar, he’s one of the most influential “evangelicals” in America…at least, according to Time magazine. I put “evangelical” in quotes, because, by my reading, the man doesn’t seem to have the whole Christian thing figured out yet.
I was doing something the other day I won’t be doing again in the foreseeable future: reading a Motor Trend magazine. I was out of toilet reading material, but, while reading, I found another toiletry use for the magazine. Yup, they’re pushing an increased gas tax, like the government’s talking about even now. It’s all about forced behavior modification and enhanced governmental control over lives.
I got to do something a week or so ago that I haven’t been able to do in quite some time: watch a space shuttle launch. I can’t even remember the last time I’d watched one, but it’s just as awesome as I remember them. But with all the talk of retiring the shuttles floating about and current government plans for replacement, I really have to look back and evaluate my understanding of the space program.