Religious Liberty a right put out to vote

M A Y 4 , 2 0 1 5 the National Review   Nothing better illustrates the sheer irrationality of the national furor over the better illustrates religious-freedom law passed by Indiana than the absence of a national furor over the religious-freedom law passed by Arkansas the following week. Indiana passed a religious-freedom law that … Continue reading Religious Liberty a right put out to vote

Walking to Church by Rockwell

Walking to Church, the illustration above, is one of the many things that the family of the Saturday Evening Post, will be selling at auction as well as “Saying Grace,” & “The Gossips”Of Rockwell’s 322 covers for The Post, the three images were particularly popular. “Saying Grace” — a crowded restaurant with a boy and … Continue reading Walking to Church by Rockwell

10 Ways to fulfill your Resolutions

Image via Wikipedia[/caption] Ten Ways to Achieve Your Writing Resolutions for 2011 January 12, 2011By Daphne Gray-GrantIs the bloom off your New Year's resolution rose? If so, you're in good company. Four out of five people who make New Year's resolutions eventually break them. And 33 percent don't even last till the end of January!While … Continue reading 10 Ways to fulfill your Resolutions

Moab … the hat

Moab, n. [‘ A kind of hat shaped like a turban.’] Pronunciation: Brit. /ˈməʊab/,  U.S. /ˈmoʊæb/ Etymology:Humorously < the name of Moab (see Moabite adj. and n.) occurring in the biblical phrase ‘Moab is my washpot’ (Psalm 60:8 and 108:9, where David compares the subjugated nation of Moab to a vessel used for washing the feet). In sense 1 with reference to the pot-like shape of … Continue reading Moab … the hat

Obit: Thomas Tierney, paper doll artist, dies at 85

Thomas Tierney, age 85 dies on July 12 2014.Tom Tierney, who quite by accident found fame and fortune dressing — and undressing — notables from George Washington to Greta Garbo to Pope John Paul II, died on July 12 at his home in Smithville, Tex. The cause was lung cancer, Kathy O'Tierney, his niece, said … Continue reading Obit: Thomas Tierney, paper doll artist, dies at 85

Freedom of Religion in violation of Maine State Law

Longtime volunteer co-leaders of Bowdoin Christian Fellowship, Robert Gregory and his wife Sim, who operated the group under InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, resigned rather than submit to a new school policy requiring their pledge not to discriminate based on “sexual orientation.”Mr Gregory, a lawyer,  explained: “The Bible teaches that human sexuality is expected to find its … Continue reading Freedom of Religion in violation of Maine State Law

Solitary Confinement on the way out

Solitary Confinement on the way out New York State has agreed to sweeping changes that will curtail the widespread use of solitary confinement to punish prison infractions, according to court papers filed on Wednesday. Under the agreement, New York becomes the largest prison system in the United States to bar the use of solitary confinement for … Continue reading Solitary Confinement on the way out

Ranking a College by whether a Graduate gets a job

Harvey Mudd College Students of Harvey Mudd College walking to their graduation ceremony. There is a growing nationwide movement toward quantifying the outcomes of college education based on economic factors like income and employment. By JAMES B. STEWART Published: September 13, 2013 247 Comments U.S. News & World Report released its eagerly anticipated annual rankings … Continue reading Ranking a College by whether a Graduate gets a job

Did you hear…on Facebook and chatter

"Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies." - Oliver Goldsmith I would agree with that. In fact just recently my cousin Olga said the same thing  that I say regarding them in relation to me:  they know little about my life, I thought that funny. I guess that's true  compared to them, … Continue reading Did you hear…on Facebook and chatter