Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Christian Response To The Military Strike Against Syria

Within the next few days, the U.S. will almost certainly lead a military strike against Syria. Up until now, our official response has been to support the Syrian rebels in their struggle against Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Well really, we didn’t support … Continue reading

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A Musical Reminder That Life Is Beautiful

Yesterday I wrote about Miley Cyrus’ performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, and I think I may have come off a little too cynical and angry. Not angry about Miley, but angry about the system that could have produced … Continue reading

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I Ain’t Mad At You, Miley

It wasn’t her fault. If you want to be mad at somebody, be mad at yourself. If you are the sort of person who can watch a show–ANY show–on MTV and not be fighting off a Soul Gag-Reflex the whole … Continue reading

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How ObamaCare Is Going To Help Me (And Probably You)–Part 1

Firstly, can I just start out by saying this–I hate the term “ObamaCare.” It makes me angry. I realize that the president has kind of embraced the term, but that word just carries with it so much partisan emotion…. I … Continue reading

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How Not To Do A Wedding Reception

Try to guess at which point my head actually exploded while I was working last night: Wedding party walks into a restaurant to have their reception…. Without a reservation. On a Thursday. The mood is less than festive. Bride and … Continue reading

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My Neighbor Just Died In Iraq

The bombs that exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon ended the lives of three people. Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev walked through the crowded streets, set down their backpacks that were filled with home-made bombs (made of pressure cookers … Continue reading

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