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Texas Governor credits God for massive oil spill
I guess I’m not surprised to learn that. Richard Connelly quotes Rick Perry. (Politico has the story Connelly pulled this quote from.) It turns out he isn’t telling us that God has reminded the world of the environmental perils of … Continue reading
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Noah’s Ark De-Truimphed
I’m 99.9% unsurprised by the announcement (via P.Z. Myers) that the Chinese researchers’ 99.9% beliefs that they’d found Noah’s Ark on top of Mt. Ararat turned out to be 99.9% con job. Those poor bible historian/archeologists were fleeced by locals … Continue reading
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More earth shattering news
It does not seem typical to see so many earthquake stories lumped together. Haiti’s 7.0 magnitude, Chile’s 8.8 devastation, Quebec’s little 3.9 rumbler, and now Taiwan has had a 6.4 magnitude quake. It would be easy to assume God’s giving … Continue reading
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Swift Current’s casino in the news!
And not because someone won big. Oh no. It’s because the casino gambled with its banking system and lost. A lot: The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority lost more than $1 million from its casino banking machine system partly because of … Continue reading
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I’ll pull a few things out worth noting about this column in the Times, Religions tell us who we are and what we need to be by Jonathan Sacks. Atheists tend to think that religion is about God. Of course … Continue reading
Pop culture vultures
If the entertainment world was a billiards table and every pop culture reference were a stripe or solid sitting on it, I’d be the cue ball that careens around the table yet drops into the dark corner pocket of cluelessness … Continue reading
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Jailer shot after startling own deputy
Daniel Spengler’s attempt at a prank against a trigger happy co-worker left him with a hole in his thigh. Deputy A.J. Griffin is claiming he’d reverted back to his training when he’d been so suddenly shocked. Griffin is on paid … Continue reading
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Full story at the top of the hour…
Michaelle Jean eats funny hamburgers! Chinese babies worship Zeus! Europa and the Bull Rhyme with Jesus!
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So, I turn my computer on, wait for all my bits and pieces to load, and have to restart my photo program twice because it’s feeling cranky, all just to record this: It’s not as zany a jump as the … Continue reading
Moose on the loose?
I don’t know why I don’t hear about this stuff when it happens. Last weekend A maverick moose calf has been reunited with its herd, but not before playing hooky in Saskatoon’s river valley for several hours. Police say they … Continue reading
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