A Horrible Option

I don’t remember where I said it, but I wish I hadn’t. In some thread on FtB about the republicans’ attempts to come up with a health program, I opined something like, “I wonder if their strategy is going to be putting up a few trial balloons and then shrugging ‘we tried’ and repealing obamacare without a replacement.”

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Monday Meslier: 3 – Similarity Between Ancient and Modern Miracles

If our Christ-worshipers claim that God endowed their saints with power to perform the

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Your host, Jean Meslier

miracles related in their lives, some of the Pagans claim also that the daughters of Anius, high-priest of Apollo, had really received from the god Bacchus the power to change all they desired into wheat, into wine, or into oil, etc.; that Jupiter gave to the nymphs who took care of his education, a horn of the goat which nursed him in his infancy, with this virtue, that it could give them an abundance of all they wished for.

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