This is fabulous. (Apologies that's in WMV, but it's the only format I can find it in.) Via Atrios. Blog Category:  Current Affairs Politics

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I am not one of those, like Jesus Politics, that reads religious right blogs/websites regularly. I just get annoyed and upset. But I do depend on others to point me to sites I should take a look at, and watch. Blog Category:  Current Affairs Politics Religion

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I went out and got the book today. I wasn't about to sit waiting for it last night, I figured today was soon enough. What book is it? Yes, of course, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. As if you haven't heard enough about it yet. I've read about 10 pages so far, and […]

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Well, the back story to this cat is that it is the cat of the friend I'm staying with until I take off for California in early August. She's sweet although a bit shy and skittish. But once she gets used to you… Here she is in her favorite spot, looking at me like "…and […]

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You've likely heard of it – the completely whacked Left Behind series, best selling books supposedly based on scripture. Ha! Anyway, it turns out there is going to be a video game! My my. I love video games, but I'll take a pass on this one. Blog Category:  Religion

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I just finished signing the deed for the condo over to the new owners at the closing this afternoon. It's done. Completely, totally done. I have now rejoined the masses of non-homeowners again. I'm actually fine with it – I don't have to think about what I need to fix, or what next project to […]

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My mantra for today: We will never stop terrorism until we understand and address the suffering of terrorists. Yup. You read it here. Call me a wuss. Call me un-American. Call me unsympatetic to the victims of terrorism. Call me an ally of terrorists. Call me a stupid bleeding heart liberal. Call me a coward. […]

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The bombing in London is also keeping me awake tonight (that's a link to the page on Wikipedia about the bombing – one of the amazing applications of wikis.) Brewing in my head is a ministry blog post on evil – should be out of my brain in a few days. But at the moment, […]

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Many UU bloggers are talking about the racial incidents at GA. Philocrites, RadicalHapa and others link to the letter from the UUA board. Blog Category:  Personal UU Related

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Please tell me this can't be right. The logic is fairly compelling, though. (summary: combine the possible loss of Roe with the recent precident set in the Raich case (medical marijuana) and come up with a national abortion ban.) Sigh. Anyway, thanks to Atrios for this one. Blog Category:  Current Affairs Politics

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