Archives For July 2005

Cotton, police, dogs, plastic bags, a large book, a wallet, CD’s, microphones, grass, cheese, a piano, and codfish.

What do all these items have in common with one another?
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The past few days two things have been on my mind: I’ve been thinking about humility, and I’ve been thinking about the statement “leaving out the bad and taking the good” in the case of watching things and reading things.

You can take, for example, Harry Potter. I’m sure you can find something good about the books–but is it worth it to read them?

Is it good for us to search through the mud to find a diamond? Won’t we get dirty in the process?
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I guess you could say that my last post was quite a success. I really enjoyed writing it…even though it took two days! Maybe I can start linking to people that way. Sort of like “If you get into Agent Tim’s mind, you get linked.” That might be pretty fun.

Right now in D.C., we’re working to beat the heat. And I’m not talking about California heat, with no humidity. I’m talking about suffocating heat that you can feel at midnight. I’m serious. It feels like 110 degrees right now, and you can hardly breathe. It’s all you can do to stay alive. I sure feel sorry for the guys who have to work outside.
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I hate blogging about blogging, so I will assure you that this post is not your regular post on blogging. No, it’s more about my life.

Just recently, I’ve begun to notice that in almost everything I do, I begin to remember a blog…it’s like I relate things to blogs. So I’ve compiled a list.
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Homeschool Apologetics

July 23, 2005 — 3 Comments

An interesting article popped up on the web recently, and thanks to “Spunky spotting“, I’m doing a response.

Dave Arnold, head custodian at Browstown Elementary in Southern Illinois, says that homeschools are run by well-meaning amatuers.
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As Michelle Malkin reports, the Washington Post, my hometown liberal newspaper, which I was glancing at the other day, has sunk to an all-time low.

“It has been a long time since so much syrupy nostalgia has been in evidence at the White House. But Tuesday night, when President Bush announced his choice for the next associate justice of the Supreme Court, it was hard not to marvel at the 1950s-style tableau vivant that was John Roberts and his family…”
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During another solemn day in Britain, we have more news. But first, please note may editorial cartoon on the header. I think you’ll enjoy it.

Now on to business.

During a recent visit to Sudan, the site of a huge genocide, Condoleeza Rice recieved a rather cold welcome.
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Why I Come Back

July 20, 2005 — 2 Comments

People are constantly blogging about blogging. Usually they’re struggling with a small readership, or lack of motivation. So they usually ask themselves:

“What makes people come back to my site?”

Well, the certainly might be a good question that can help you in some ways, but I believe there is a better question.
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“As Deputy Solicitor General, Roberts argued in a brief before the U.S. Supreme Court (in a case that did not implicate Roe v. Wade) that “[w]e continue to believe that Roe was wrongly decided and should be overruled…. [T]he Court’s conclusion in Roe that there is a fundamental right to an abortion…finds no support in the text, structure, or history of the Constitution.”


If they don’t like him, I like him. So does Hugh.

It’s coming in 8 minutes.

It’s…John Roberts!!!

Now let’s confirm him!

“Most distinguished and talented attorneys in America.”

Biography goes on…

Bush is “Deeply impressed…he has a ‘good heart.’”

Justice is speaking:

“Deeply honored…grateful…”

“A dignified confirmation process” is coming? October?

It’s done.