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Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 31 2014

A Verse Guaranteed To Offend No One

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Jan 31 2014

This Machine

Roots are neat things–they can intertwine in odd ways sometimes. I mentioned a couple of days ago that were it not for Pete Seeger, there would be no Digital Cuttlefish. Seeger’s influence, though, does not take just one direct path–Seeger influenced lots of people who (unintentionally, I assure you) shaped me in turn–Dylan, for instance, …

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Jan 30 2014

All Gods Are Versions Of The One True God (Mine, Of Course)

There are thousands of gods, so the atheists claim And they note that they all disagree; But I’ve figured the source of their silly confusion— And so, you can take it from me: Some people once worshipped a handful of gods, Like Athena, Poseidon, and Zeus All manifestations of one, greater, God, A reasonable mind …

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Jan 29 2014

Pissing Off The Atheists

They took the crosses down, that used to stand at City Hall The took the face of Jesus from its place there on the wall They didn’t leave a single thing—they took them, one and all So I’m hatching up a plan to make them pay! You put a cross in your yard, and I’ll …

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Jan 28 2014

“We Assert That Images Of The Spiritual Leaders Of All Religions Should Be Deemed To Be Respectful”

So… if, by law, religious figures Are deserving of respect From the meditating Buddha To the Manson, spittle-flecked, From the image of Mohammed To the memory of Jim Jones, From Joseph Smith to Jesus Christ To dusty relics’ bones From the ancients on Olympus To the modern Kanye West, I’m required to respect them Shall …

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Jan 28 2014

A Time To Be Born; A Time To Die

Pete Seeger has died. Other places will eulogize him far better than I could here. I’ll just note that it is a certainty that, had there been no Pete Seeger, there would be no Digital Cuttlefish.

Jan 27 2014

Wait… A Town Is Going To Move Its Cross Without Going To Court?

Though the Christians could say “Batten Down the hatches!” here in Stratton They’ve decided unexpectedly to follow good advice: “You’d do best to cut your losses By distributing the crosses— Maybe put them in some private yards; I’m sure they’d still look nice.” Former Mayor, Fred Abdalla Found removal hard to swallow: “Move our crosses? …

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Jan 26 2014

Victoria’s Secret Kicks Out Nursing Mother

When a woman at the mall began behaving, well, parental And she used her breasts to feed her baby boy Some employees of a store that features breasts as ornamental Tried to force her to behave a bit more coy When they lavish them with laces, or with padding supplemental, It’s no Secret that Victoria …

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Jan 26 2014

Yet Another Case Of Ignorance = God

Science looks for laws by which The real world is constrained But, gee willikers—free will occurs, Which physics can’t explain! So… physics must be incomplete; A reasonable conclusion— Of course, there is another one: Free will is an illusion. A writer over at The Daily Paul (don’t laugh!–their motto is “Peace, Gold, Love”) demonstrates the …

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Jan 26 2014

It should be against the law to offend me

We don’t, normally, see swooning Over atheist cartooning But the problem is ballooning Or, that’s what they’d have us know One cartoon, they think, might seize us (They assume it cannot please us) Cos it shows the face of Jesus And his little buddy, Mo. There’s an Author whose creation Shows a cruel imagination And …

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