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The Imperial Presidency

For years, it was pointed out that Richard Nixon believed he was an imperial president.  He even made statements to the press in that regard. 219 more words

'everything That's Old Is New Again'

Jesus Woman

I was at a dinner, sitting by a friend. It happened that I was getting up and down because I was needing to do stuff. It was cramped quarters, so my friend was having to get up and down to let me in and out at our table, ’til finally he said, in exasperation, no doubt, “Jesus, woman!”. 73 more words


Misinterpreting Romans 13

I, like most people, like to peruse the internet, reading this and that, and then weighing what I have read, with the scales of ‘good and bad’ or ‘right and wrong’ or ‘truth and untruth’, using the Bible as my weight on the ‘good’ scale. 1,020 more words


Politically Correct Islamic Guacamole


Contemplating the calendar desert that is February, Dave outlines why this month should be removed from the calendar. From it’s lack of entertainment to the… 293 more words

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Matthew 5: 33 - 37

By Crom, there shall be no oaths!

33 “Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘Do not break your oath, but fulfill to the Lord the vows you have made.’ 34 But I tell you, do not swear an oath at all: either by heaven, for it is God’s throne; 35 or by the earth, for it is his footstool; or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King.

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Oath Games and Who Really Loses.

“Trust me” is a term that many use but too few are worthy of saying.  People want to be trusted for relationships, work, special responsibilities and in some cases for a second chances when the level of trustworthiness of an individual is in question. 980 more words

Names, numbers and titles

I’ve been taking a look at the York city roll again with the aim of producing a breakdown of the proportion of married women, spinsters and widows who signed the list. 401 more words