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Holy Allah on a dress, Batman! Book ’em, Danno!

That’s how seriously I take this case. I can make bad jokes about it. Sadly, it’s no joke. Salman Khan of Bollywood fame runs a non-profit organization in India called Being Human. The website isn’t well designed but it advertises … Continue reading

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Is there anything the fundy Westboro Baptist people won’t do?

Apparently they don’t know the difference between life and acting. The Daily Mail reports they plan to picket Robin William’s funeral because he once portrayed a gay man in The Birdcage. Good movie. organisers at the global non-profit organisation Planting … Continue reading

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Prayer for a postal strike? How’s that going to help?

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada is suggesting prayer can sort out Canada Post and their rotating strike situation. “We and many other Canadian charities communicate with our constituents using the mail service, and we also depend on mailed-in … Continue reading

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Holey Swiss Cheese, a Jesus pizza!

This slice of hot bubbly goodness from Brisbane, Australia could also be a cheesy John Lennon but people were more likely to bid on a three cheese Jesus so that’s what the owner of Posh Pizza told bidders it is. … Continue reading

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To Dial-Up Land I go again

To Dial-Up Land I go again To family not seen. As usual my posts shall be, then, Few and far between. Still, I’ll write a little when there is time or inclination. Only one or up to ten — depends … Continue reading

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Is cancer man-made?

I won’t deny there’s possibility of that, given the number of chemicals we’re exposed to on a daily basis. Researchers seem to be heading towards that conclusion, although so far it looks like all they have for “proof” that it’s … Continue reading

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“Jesus Loves the Little Pumpkins of the World!”

Sorry.. the headline of this article made me think of a song I hadn’t heard in a while. Seven thousand pumpkins planted on a Navajo reservation in New Mexico have traveled to the pumpkin patch at Central Christian Church to … Continue reading

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April 25th is also the HOPE Race for Recovery day

It’s a walk/run fundraiser for cancer here in the province. I’m going to walk the 2km as part of the Saskatoon Freethinkers group on Sunday afternoon. It’s a little late notice for pledge gathering, but they’ll welcome anyone who brings … Continue reading

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Virgin Mary agate leaves man agape

But at least he’s thinking of others and not just wanting to sell the thing off to better himself. He wants to sell the stone to help a friend with hospital costs and hopes his “prayer” agate will interest buyers … Continue reading

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Who was this good king Wenceslas?

And why does he get his very own carol? This is the second installment in my search for the origins of some of the more popular carols, so I should quote it: Good King Wenceslas looked out on the Feast … Continue reading

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