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We interrupt the political coverage for something much more important

January 31, 2012 | By admindude | Comments Off on We interrupt the political coverage for something much more important | Filed in: Uncategorized.

A little perspective on things, because “what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul” ?  There is a split opening up inside the Christian mission community over how the Bible is translated into Arabic.  Mainline Christian organizations are changing their holy scripture to avoid offending Muslims. • Read More »

Too Fast, Too Furious

January 30, 2012 | By admindude | Comments Off on Too Fast, Too Furious | Filed in: Uncategorized.

I haven’t written much about Fast and Furious here, even though a) I live in Arizona and b) I’m a gun nut shooting sports enthusiast because other blogs are doing a bang-up job (no pun intended) of reportage.  Or maybe I’m just upset that BATFE didn’t give me an AK-47. I’m an immigrant. I live in • Read More »

No Longer in the Hunt(sman)

January 17, 2012 | By admindude | Comments Off on No Longer in the Hunt(sman) | Filed in: Uncategorized.

NPR’s favorite Republican candidate is no longer in the hunt for the nomination. Think about that one for a moment… Ace blogged about it the other day and concludes that Huntsman made two fundamental mistakes.  One was not emphasising his conservative record as Utah’s Governor and the executive experience that came with it.  The GOP • Read More »

This is my shocked face

January 17, 2012 | By admindude | Comments Off on This is my shocked face | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Alternate headline: Washington Post (and others) pull their collective heads out of … the sand and catch up with reality. For decades, the prevailing wisdom in education was that high self-esteem would lead to high achievement. The theory led to an avalanche of daily affirmations, awards ceremonies and attendance certificates — but few, if any, • Read More »

Bloggus Interruptus

January 5, 2012 | By admindude | Comments Off on Bloggus Interruptus | Filed in: Uncategorized.

We gotta take a short break to move things around a bit. See you in a week.  More …