Monthly Archives: August 2013

I love Bono – even more now!

I’ve always loved U2, especially their old stuff.  Back in the ’80s and ’90s I really loved their music.  It often had religious and even Christian overtones. Some years ago, on a now-defunct old blog of mine, I wrote a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Charles Haddon Spurgeon – The Rent Veil

The veil was not unhooked, and carefully folded up, and put away, so that it might be put in its place at some future time. Oh, no! But the divine hand took it and rent it from top to bottom. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Let Them Eat Pucks

Bread and Circuses” (or bread and games) (from Latin panem et circenses) is a metaphor for a superficial means of appeasement. In the case of politics, the phrase is used to describe the creation of public approval, not through exemplary … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

All Your Data Is Belong To Us

  XKeyscore:  Instrument of Mass Surveillance   Evidence mounts. America crossed the line. It operates lawlessly. It reflects police state ruthlessness. Big Brother’s real. It’s not fiction. It watches everyone. It’s about control, espionage and intimidation. It targets fundamental freedoms. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Earth narrowly missed an EMP “kill shot” two weeks ago

Most people today would probably miss their iPhones more than their car, or the hospital, or the grocery store, or electricity in general. I grew up during the end of the Cold War and my mom’s generation regularly practiced getting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment