Monthly Archive: August 2019

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A Timeless Box Full of Whistles

The story of Handel, a young Mozart, a Dutch church, Johnny Cash, and holding my kids hand, all set to the subtle sounds of a pipe organ.

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Churches In the Hands of an Angry God

The quick and easy response is that Christians really are guilty of everything attributed to them. But this explanation does not get at the heart of the issue.

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Sunday Morning! Balzac’s Wild Ass’s Skin

The Balzac streak continues with a supernatural tale built on the fantastical conceit that our energies can be used to fulfill our desires or squandered and lost.

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Manifest Trumpestiny

Really the Danes should consider the offer. After all, this may be their one chance to sell the island to a President who doesn’t understand the Mercator Projection.

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Ben Shapiro Works Those Feelings

For facts not caring about feelings, there sure are a lot of folks getting all up in their feels whenever Ben Shapiro is the topic.

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Wednesday Writs for 8/14

A special “Em ran out of time” edition of the Wednesday Writs with some great moments in SCOTUS sarcasm, Trump’s new immigration rule, health insurance vs. drug manufacturer, reality TV tax evasion scandal, the crap show that is Barstool Sports, and more.

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This One Really Hurts

The big problem with advocating for victims of sexual assault is that nobody wants to believe it when it’s a public figure that they admire.

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If I Ran Facebook

We DON’T need to get the government involved.They just need to put ME in charge. Seriously, I know exactly what needs to be done to make Facebook a better experience for all of us.

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Pushed Over the Edge

What sort of bullying conduct would cross a threshold into criminality? It certainly seems that a person who sets out to drive a person to their death and succeeds should face some sort of punishment.