Monthly Archives: April 2012

Do Gay haters really hate that they might be gay?

I’ve always wondered what drives people who really campaign to extreme again gays, porn and other things. An interesting article in the NYTimes (click) offers some interesting research showing that at least some of these really fervent campaigners are actually … Read More

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Friday’s political outrage horror show

Just a couple of things to be miffed about today: – A friend posted on Facebook an excellent example of what’s wrong with medicine in this country: It’s not that you can’t get care, it’s that our medical care is … Read More

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Are you a commie? Probably not

Interesting commentary today by (click) Robert Reich, Bill Clinton’s former Secretary of Labor, on the current trend to call people a communist. This is how old I am: When I got into journalism you had to be very very careful … Read More

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A four-sided love triangle? Yike!

Everyone loves the Weber County Sheriff’s posts on facebook because whoever posts them has a real flair for writing up the weird and exotic calls they get in such as this one (click) which I’m also going to copy and … Read More

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Seriously, Jesus would do that?

Rev. Neal Humphrey has a nice blog on our web site looking at the question of religious freedom in light of the recent Health and Human Services kerfuffel in which a religiously-operated business was told it had to provide birth control, … Read More

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This is how dictatorships start? Yup!

When one branch of government abdicates its duty, the others are going to step up. In a form of government that depends on three branches of government to be equal, and thus to check each other, it is vital that … Read More

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Is the US better than terrorists? In some ways …

Just a quickie, several responders to my blog about a POW in Afghanistan who has been held more than two years, and we sure hope isn’t being tortured by his captors, said the reason the US is better than the … Read More

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Germ porn really excites us

Interesting article on Slate (click!) about some guy who wrote a book about trying to achieve perfect health. This is the same guy who wrote a book about a year of living Biblically, so what this tells us is that … Read More

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Local evolution blogger hits Huff Post

Quick note that Jim Hutchins, fanatical runner and professor of health sciences at Weber State University, just posted a blog (click!)  on the Pulitzer Prize Winning Huffington Post about evolution and professors and so on. Not sure if this means we now … Read More

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Romney for sale? Get in line, dude.

Interesting article making the rounds (click) with an email that the Mitt Romney campaign sent out asking for big money donations in exchange for “access” to the future president. The tone of the story is that Mitt is already selling … Read More

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