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Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 16 2012

Headline Muse, 4/16

With the nation—the world—in suspense As the trial begins to commense Anders Breivik, we’ll see, Tries a “not guilty” plea— He killed dozens, in pure self-defense! Headline: Rampage suspect says he acted to save Norway Hm. I could swear that headline used to read “rampage suspect to plead self defense”. Oh, well.

Apr 16 2012

Sophisticated Theology vs A Child’s Belief

When I was young, the God I knew, A child could understand; His evidence was everywhere— The world was in his hand. I needed no theology I needn’t pass a test; I simply was a Christian kid, And so were all the rest.

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Apr 15 2012

Headline Muse, 4/15

You need just the right kind of meat To make pies a delectable treat When you follow the voices You know what the choice is… So, “This is my body you eat”. Headline: Brazilian police arrest 3 on suspicion of murder, cannibalism Sao Paolo, Brazil (CNN) — Brazilian police have arrested three people suspected of …

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Apr 14 2012

Two Thirds Of Everything

I bought a bunch of groceries—the things I like to eat— Some lovely fruits and vegetables, a loaf of bread, some meat; I picked my way through produce, and I only chose the best. I’ll eat about two thirds of it, and throw away the rest.

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Apr 13 2012

Headline Muse, 4/13

The delight that is British “Claymation” Seems to vary, from nation to nation— And with “scientists” gone, Still the film carries on… Will it be a successful mutation? Headline: Scientists: Band of misfits? (trust me–good stuff after the jump!)

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Apr 13 2012

An Utterly Expected Response

I knew it would come; I just didn’t know it would come so quickly. When I first heard about yesterday’s armed standoff, my first thought was of the NH representative who had described just such a situation; I thought he’d likely regret his choice of words. Perhaps not. A different man, one who did not …

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Apr 12 2012

Deadly Force–Theory And Practice (Officer Down In NH)

In theory, it’s your right to stand your ground; In practice, now, five officers are down. (story, after the jump:)

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Apr 12 2012

Headline Muse, 4/12

It’s a coup for the Sotheby’s team, And for one wealthy winner, a dream— Eighty million or more If you’re looking to score; That’s the estimate, now, for The Scream. Headline: Edvard Munch’s The Scream on show ahead of auction Munch painted four versions of the iconic work; this is the only one in private …

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Apr 11 2012

Fuck you, “Crusaders”

“Crusaders” aren’t Christian, we shouldn’t assume— Just assholes, I’m willing to bet. They’ve gathered, opposing an atheist girl, Just people, like many you’ve met. There’s nothing that hints at some fault of religion— They’re clearly not frightened of sin— Their horrible thoughts did not come from the bible (The odds are, they came from within) …

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Apr 11 2012

God Backs Loser. Again.

When God says “run”, you must obey; There cannot be another way. The voters speak, and so it goes: “Dieu propose et l’homme dispose” Long (well, not that long), involved (fairly straightforward, actually) rant (ok, there you speak the truth, so long as ranting can include quotes from Shakespeare) after the jump:

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