Monthly Archives: January 2012

Andy

January 30, 2012

Top Five Regrets of The Dying – Exposing The Truth

"1. I wish I'd had the courage to live a life true to myself- not the life others expected of me. 2. I wish I didn't work so hard." [read more:]

Top Five Regrets of The Dying – Exposing The Truth

For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives.

Andy

January 29, 2012

Mitt and the White Horse Prophecy

This is something missing from the debates: 'Do you feel you will see the second coming of Christ within your lifetime?' is a completely valid question. Especially for someone who will be in power to help move things along.

Mitt and the White Horse Prophecy

A close look at the roots of Romney's — and the Mormon church's — political ambitions

Andy

January 28, 2012

All Hell Breaks Loose: The Elmore Leonard Rule-Breaking Contest from Day 6

Can you break all of Elmore Leonard's ten writing rules in one sentence? CBC has a contest:

All Hell Breaks Loose: The Elmore Leonard Rule-Breaking Contest from Day 6

We're honoured to have Elmore Leonard on Day 6 this week- and to celebrate we have five sets of his three novels featuring the character of U.S. Marshall Raylan Givens to give away: Riding The Rap- Pronto- and the brand-new Raylan. One…

Andy

January 26, 2012

Why Evangelicals Don't Care When Rich White Conservatives Defile Marriage

"Gingrich doesn't live by the strict sexual rules laid out by conservatives- because those rules are meant for other people. Sex is a weapon being used against all those classes of Americans they don't like: non-white people- gays- non-Christians- liberals- Democrats- people who have to work for a living- poor people- Democratic politicians."

Why Evangelicals Don't Care When Rich White Conservatives Defile Marriage

Gingrich doesn't live by the strict sexual rules laid out by conservatives- because those rules are meant for other people: the poor- Democrats- gays- and minorities.

Andy

January 26, 2012

Joe Conason: Mitch Daniels: Bombast From the Past

And for the non-Hoosier folks that saw Gov Mitch Daniels do the SOTU rebuttal: "Mitch Daniels … Isn't he the former Bush budget director who said the Iraq War would cost $50 billion when it ended up costing $3 trillion? The bureaucrat who promoted the Bush tax cuts when we were fighting two wars? The one whose budget projections were so fraudulent that he predicted federal surpluses in 2004 and 2005? Why the hell should we listen to him criticize Obama?"

Joe Conason: Mitch Daniels: Bombast From the Past

Andy

January 26, 2012

Senate panel OKs creationism teaching bill

I guess Indiana's trying to keep up with the race to the bottom.

Senate panel OKs creationism teaching bill

An Indiana Senate panel has approved a bill that would allow creationism to be taught in Indiana's public schools. The Times of Munster reported that the Republican-controlled Senate Education Committee voted 8-2 Wednesday to send the legislation to the full Senate despite pleas from scientists …