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Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 31 2012

My Interview!

It’s not that I didn’t expect this–it’s just that I didn’t expect it so soon! See… I bought a new mic, thinking I might want to get into podcasting. But I know nothing about podcasting, nor how I might stretch my silly verses into something worth actually saying out loud and at length. So… I …

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Mar 30 2012

Poetry Out Loud

So I walk the Cuttledogs, return home, turn on the idiot-box, and am transformed. By stroke of luck, it just so happens to be Maine’s 2012 Competition Finals of Poetry Out Loud. My goodness, what a wonderful thing. When I write my piddling little verses, I hope that the best of them are, above all, …

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Mar 30 2012

Reason Rally On O’Reilly

(video below the fold, so as not to screw up RSS readers…) “These were hard-core activists; when they withdraw money from the ATM, they said they take the bill and they take a pen and they cross out ‘In God We Trust’…” Damn, that’s hard-core. Right up there with suicide bombers and Westboro Baptist Church. …

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Mar 29 2012

If You Can / If You Can’t (Rock Beyond Belief)

If you can–if you are within a day or so of Fort Bragg–pack up a suitcase, duffel bag, backpack, double-ply heavy duty trash bag, or your 1978 AMC Pacer (hey, I’m not judging you) and go to Rock Beyond Belief this Saturday. They need you there, and you want to be there. Y’know how so …

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Mar 29 2012

The 2012 Templeton Prize In Science & Religion Goes To…

The Templeton has been announced With not a little drama The winner of the science prize This year? The Dalai Lama. His research record surely shows He’s there among the giants— His name pops up whenever I Am mulling over “science”. The Templeton foundation’s choice Has left me filled with hope; I’m going to place …

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Mar 29 2012

For The Reason Rally Speakers

I’ve been reading reviews, mostly on sites where the writers and commenters are believers. It put me in mind of this:

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Mar 27 2012

You Can’t Be Good Without God. That’s An Order.

They say, “You can’t be Good without God” But don’t let that upset you— It’s not that it’s impossible; But rather… they won’t let you. continues…

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Mar 27 2012

Headline Muse 3/27

It’s not like he’s terribly cute Or an image you’re itching to shoot But the answer is no, Till you spot him some dough– Fifty bucks for a photo of Newt Headline: Gingrich begins charging $50 for pics at events (CBS News) HOCKESSIN, Delaware – In a sign that his campaign is in need of …

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Mar 26 2012

Philadelphia: Church Abuse Case Trial Begins

The case I wrote about in March of last year is being tried, starting today. (as opposed to the similar case from a couple of years earlier than that.) Details…:

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Mar 24 2012

Richard Dawkins’ Reason Rally Speech

Again, no embedding–here, via David Singer. Sorry about the commercial, but you get what you pay for. Edit–the video also includes Christina Rad (aka ZOMGitsChriss)! Edit again–Kylie has figured how to embed, so go there for updates!

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