Frenetic Friday


Well it is a sober Friday today so I’m going to start with this:

A volunteer at a LGBT center decided to take matters into his own hands and opened fire at the Washington D.C. Family Research Council.  A security guard was injured as he wrestled the attacker to the ground prevent further violence.

 

This illustrates again that tolerance doesn’t mean “sympathy or indulgence for beliefs or practices differing from or conflicting with one’s own” but rather that tolerance means that you must affirm those beliefs whole heartedly and support those belief no matter how repugnant they seem.  

James White answers Jay Michaelson’s blog post:  When Jesus healed a same sex partner. 

And now for politics.  Opsec a nonpartisan organization exists to “stop the politicians, President Obama and others from politically capitalizing on US national security operations and secrets!”  

 

Changing gears now Tom Chantry  has an excellent anecdote about Public Prayer and Stonewall Jackson.  Please take a moment to read it here.

Down shifting:  Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron of Lytton was a writer of dime novels which earned him a pretty penny he is also the writer of what is considered at that time the worst opening line in English fiction:  “it was a dark and stormy night”.  Ever since 1982 the English Department at San Jose State University has sponsored a contest to compose an opening sentence to the worst of all possible novels.  This year’s winner was Cathy Bryant of Manchester, England.  Here is the first part: 

 As he told her that he loved her she gazed into his eyes, wondering, as she noted the infestation of eyelash mites -read the rest here.

Bob Ross Happy Little Clouds Remix:

And with that I bid you adieu have a nice weekend.  

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