It's time once again for the annual pledge drive at my local public radio station. They take 10 minutes every 5 minutes of actual programming to do their darndest to guilt trip everyone into giving them more money. It never seems to occur to them that there may be people who lament the death of … Continue reading If you don’t contribute, you’re stealing.
Month: October 2008
Story, as promised.
I told someone that I'd put my funny China story on my blog. What makes it better, is the fact that it's true. This happened to a missionary with whom I was acquainted in passing some years ago.So this guy goes to the store to buy soap. And he speaks some Chinese, but, as everyone … Continue reading Story, as promised.
Right or wrong?
Another post from The New Criterion, this one about the recent debate. I heard this particular section on the radio and my reaction was much the same though not nearly as eloquent. There really aren't a lot of things to which we have a "right". The Bill of Rights isn't very long for a reason; … Continue reading Right or wrong?
Politics is as we make it.
An interesting article over at The New Criterion about how the disconnect between reality and what our politicians tell us is our own doing. We refuse to vote for people that tell us how it really is because we prefer comforting lies that we can see through when and how we please and spend the … Continue reading Politics is as we make it.
Busy, busy, frightftully busy…
The past couple weeks have kept me on the hop at work and I've been putting in more time than I wanted or intended. A couple days, after I came home and ate and helped put the kids to bed, I went back to the office and put in another 2 or 3 hours and … Continue reading Busy, busy, frightftully busy…