What the Bible is & Isn’t Part 3: Noah & Fair Warning

Donna Noble: What time does Vesuvius erupt? When's it due? 10th Doctor: It's 79 AD, twenty third of August, which makes volcano day tomorrow. Donna Noble: Plenty of time. We could get everyone out easy. 10th Doctor: Yeah, except we're not going to. Donna Noble: But that's what you do. You're the Doctor. You save … Continue reading What the Bible is & Isn’t Part 3: Noah & Fair Warning

The Best of 2014

By:  Pat Austin This is the time of year when everyone begins publishing their “Best _____ of 2014” lists; for example, The New York Times has published its Best Books of 2014 list (I’ve read only one of them). So, following suit, here is my own random Best of 2014 list: Best Books of 2014: … Continue reading The Best of 2014

Department of “I wish I wrote this” Stacy McCain Edition

Haven’t we all been told, for many years now, that the rural parts of America where people vote Republican are hives of racial hatred? The last time I checked Census Bureau reports, more than half of black Americans lived in the South, a place of conservative tradition where nearly every governor and U.S. Senator is … Continue reading Department of “I wish I wrote this” Stacy McCain Edition

Newton , Physics, Clean Rooms and the Laws of Perpetual Crisis

Navin: [to thieves in car] Hey guess what, you're our 8th customer of the day, you've won a free oven mitt! I'll go get it for you. [Runs to phone in office with police on the line] Yeah I'm back they're going to be a while, don't worry I've rigged it. Phony Mr. Neusbaumn : … Continue reading Newton , Physics, Clean Rooms and the Laws of Perpetual Crisis