Weekly Poll Wrap-up

Last week’s weekly poll question was, “forced to join one of the following mythical organizations, which would you choose?” Winning handily with 56% was “Former Jews for Jesus Who Are Now Instead Jews For Buddhism.” In second place with 29% was “People for the Ethical Treatment of Really Smelly People on Elevators.” Coming in last READ MORE…

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Dear Netroots Nation Attendees:

Welcome to Austin! I, for one, am glad you’re here, and happy that you can take a break from your usual daily routine…I’m sure you’re also happy to be at Netroots Nation, if only so you can mix and mingle with other folks just like yourselves…I’m absolutely confident that the conference will be a great READ MORE…

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Crossposted at www.lettersfromtexas.com

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Why Obama, and hope, will win

I have been truly inspired twice while in church. Both times in Texas, and both times over matters which were fundamentally connected with race, tragedy, reconciliation, and hope. The first was a church in Jasper, Texas, following the brutal racial murder of James Byrd, Jr., in which a multi-racial coalition of very sincere area ministers READ MORE…

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Headline of the week so far

Gotta love it. The story ain’t bad either.

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Dear Church Youth Group:

Hello high school home schoolers for Jesus! This is your youth minister speaking. I’m God-awful sorry that the big assault rifle give-away fell through at the last retreat. God works in mysterious ways, and I’m sure he’ll make it up to you. But, good news! At the retreat next month, we’ve giving away a lovely READ MORE…

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Dear Republicans:

Here’s an example of Obama excitement: Meanwhile, here’s an example of McCain excitement: Any questions? PS: way down deep, you know you’re screwed, right?

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I’ll bet you can’t find…

…a more unusual product, or a more entertaining product review, anywhere on amazon.com than this one. The product in question seems like a less unpleasant solution than the one Jesse Jackson suggested:

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Weekly Poll Wrap-up

The weekly poll was “which statement best describes your opinion?” (regarding the age of John McCain) Coming in first with 41 percent was “John McCain is so old, he still owes Moses a dollar.” Ironic, given that Moses’ own book of Leviticus pretty much limits the entire deal to an interest-free transaction (Leviticus 25: 35-37), READ MORE…

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Standing up for the Bible

The Texas Attorney General (aka Greg Abbott) has now OK’ed bible study in public schools. But the Texas State Board of Education (aka whack jobs) is likely to leave the curriculum specifics up to local school districts. As a fun preview of what may come of this in various school districts around the state, this READ MORE…

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