Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Wipers Times

WipersTimesSuggested by Brad Nelson • When Captain Fred Roberts discovered a printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium in 1916, he decided to publish a satirical magazine called The Wipers Times – “Wipers” being army slang for Ypres. Full of gallows humor, The Wipers Times was poignant, subversive and very funny.
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Good, Better, Best

PuzzlePieceby Anniel1/31/15
Many sermons have been given on the subject of doing what is good, what is better, and what is best in any given situation. For instance, many preachers will tell you that you should give to a charity as a good option, support the poor through their church as a better option More » • (983 views)

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Of Mallrats and Atheists: “Is That It?”

Mallratby Tim Jones1/31/15
Rejection of materialism by many atheists leads only to a different kind of materialism. Not the kind like a mallrat who obsessively prowls their walkways going from store to store always in search for the next ‘high’ they get from the next buy. More » • (1082 views)

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Pay As You Go

GasTaxby James Ray Deaton  1/31/15
In California the shortest route from the gas pump to the taxpayer’s wallet may soon include a government mandated GPS unit under the hood. California needs more money for it’s crumbling highways, roads and bridges and is considering new and diverse ways to (yet again) raise taxes. More » • (983 views)

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What Exactly Does the Race Industry Want from White America?

CivilRightsActby Patricia L. Dickson1/30/15
Nothing frustrates me more than for someone to rant on and on about something while never really specifying the desired outcome that he or she is seeking. Or for someone to imply that I somehow owe him something without specifically telling me what it is. More » • (890 views)

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Without Obama We Would Never Know…

Obama2by Leigh Bravo1/29/15
If it were not for President Obama and Democrats, would you know that the Taliban is not a terrorist organization but just an “armed insurgency?” More » • (1012 views)

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Auschwitz and Symbolism

Auschwitzby Jerry Richardson1/29/15
This week (January 27th) was the 70th anniversary (January 27, 1945) of the allied liberation of the NAZI death-camp at Auschwitz—the primary facility used by the Nazis for systematically murdering millions of Jews during World War II. More » • (6361 views)

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My Problem with Sarah Palin

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke   1/29/15
With Sarah Palin once again hinting at a presidential run, pundits and politics wonks are all the more aflutter with 2016 talk. The predictable slings and arrows of the surly left are coming her way More » • (1163 views)

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Does Sarah Palin Make Dems Happy?

PalinAndFlagby Anniel  1/28/15
“A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.” – Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.  •  “. . . the mass of mankind has not been born with saddles on their backs, nor a favored few booted and spurred, ready to ride them legitimately, by the grace of God. More » • (4306 views)

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The Northeast Nanny-staters Who are and the Blizzard that Never Was

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke   1/28/15
Call it the Blizzard of Oz. The “Snowstorm of the Century” Monday was supposed to be historic. All we got was histrionics. It turned out that the real blustery wind was hot air — and the worst accumulation was the knee-deep nanny-state politicians who think some snow warrants a travel ban. More » • (3008 views)

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Recipe: Chicken and Broccoli Braid

by Mrs. Lesser   1/26/15

This recipe comes to me second hand from Mrs. Lesser. If she or Mr. Lesser would like to add more info, please do. More » • (2601 views)

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ZodiacSuggested by Brad Nelson • A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. This lightly fictionalized account of the true 1970’s case is based on Robert Graysmith’s book. It was the basis for the first Dirty Harry movie.
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