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Archive of posts tagged religion

What Can I Say About Assisi?

The missus was raised to be a good Catholic girl. So naturally, Assisi was on the itinerary. The drive through Tuscany and into Umbria was just stunning. Seriously, though, folks, the drive was mostly beautiful, with a few pockets of industrialism mixed in for good measure. The old city of Assisi is built on a [...]

I Love my White Dreadlocked Commenters

Since my shift from Blogger to WordPress, I don’t really get comments from “Anonymous” anymore. One is required to fill in the little form, making it impossible to hide. I sort of appreciate that. For some reason, the occasional Anonymous comment still comes through on posts that were originally published in Blogger. (Well, I seem [...]

God Answered You, Asshole

So that pastor in Florida, Terry Jones, who was a lot funnier when he was in Monty Python, is planning on burning some copies of the Koran to commemorate 9/11. He’s got a reason. And that reason is that he’s a Dickhead. I heard a clip of an interview with the man replayed on Democracy [...]

We’re in America, Right?

Maybe I’ll stop writing about the “Ground Zero Mosque” soon. After all, the issue has been addressed by several parties much more eloquently and thoughtfully than I can or will address it. But apparently CNN did a poll that says 68% of Americans are opposed to building the Ground Zero Mosque, which is funny, because [...]