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Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 20 2012

Kingdom and Glory

Sometimes, a song is just what you need, even if you have no idea why. I went out to walk the Cuttledog–it is record-breaking heat today, and every movement is taxing–and the first song on the randomized iPod was this:(warning: Swedish rock music after the jump):

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Jun 20 2012

Outsourcing Morality

My God is just and wrathful; I fear the day we meet. He’ll judge my sins and trespasses From his almighty seat I’d try to beat the system But His system can’t be beat— So while sometimes I am tempted I will never, ever cheat. My god is kind and loving And forgiving of our …

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Jun 18 2012

Poison In The Water

There was poison in the water And it wasn’t fit to drink; So we got ourselves together And we had a little think…

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Jun 17 2012

A Godless Father’s Day

A baby’s smile, A toddler’s laugh, A son’s first day at school A daughter’s look Of utter joy— She swam across the pool!

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Jun 17 2012

Unconstitutional Chaplains

If you haven’t yet, watch this video, courtesy of Chris Rodda. Then, forgive me for re-posting this verse. It’s just that it’s all too appropriate, once again. The chaplains are ready to answer the call In the guise of supporting our fitness To breach and dismantle the church-and-state wall And to act as a born-again …

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Jun 16 2012

Headline Muse, 6/16

The Greeks are consulting their oracle Though the phrase is, of course, metaphorical They are looking to Delphi Much more than is healphi… A trait which I find quite adoracle. Headline: No Delphic clarity as Greek vote looms With all the Bulgarian skeleton news, I cannot neglect my beloved Greece. Greeks will cast their lot …

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Jun 16 2012

Big Week In Bulgarian Skeleton News

Credulity strains As the expert explains That the human remains they have found Are the bones of a saint, Which I think is just quaint– You can’t prove that they ain’t, they expound. In a similar search Through the yard of a church Come some bones that may smirch someone’s name Searchers saw, with a …

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Jun 15 2012

The “New Theists”: Re-Defining Everything!

I never use the A word, Though I don’t believe in God; Which leads to conversations Which can get a little odd:

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Jun 15 2012

Michigan’s Vocabulary Lesson

What she said was so offensive We must ban her from the floor! We can’t use that sort of language In the State House any more! It displays her immaturity— She’s perfectly aware That the proper designation Is the whispered “ummm… down there”

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Jun 14 2012

30 Months In Prison For Indonesian Atheist

Well, fuck. Via the Jakarta Globe… An Indonesian man arrested after writing “God doesn’t exist” on his Facebook page was jailed for 30 months Thursday for sharing explicit material about the Prophet Mohammed online. Alexander Aan, 30, was found guilty of “deliberately spreading information inciting religious hatred and animosity,” presiding judge Eka Prasetya Budi Dharma …

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