News, Religion

Taking the Lord’s Name In Vain

What exactly does the 3rd of the 10 Commandments mean when it says, “You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain”? When I was growing up I was taught that meant “don’t cuss”. “God damn” is, I was taught, taking God’s name in vain. That phrase seems to still be a sticking point in broadcast…

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News, Politics

How Donald Trump Can Beat The Criticism

The Cheetoh In Chief released his administration’s budget proposal, and everyone and his mother is jumping on the highlight that one of the cuts would eliminate Federal contributions to the Meals On Wheels program. I had to do some digging to find out the rest of the story, but here it goes – stay with me.

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Dogs

Goodbye Drake

I had to take Drake for an emergency vet visit last week to a last hope specialist. Her words to me after her exam of Drake and his extensive medical records was, “Mr. Selby, you have a very sick dog.” She said there was little to nothing they could do short of surgery, and that didn’t have a positive prognosis.

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Religion

I Can Explain It With Marbles

Atheist and agnostic are not the same, though they are frequently used interchangeably, by theists and atheists, which leads to confusion and unnecessary arguments about definitions. So I’m going to make this easy for us.

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Emperor Trump
News, Politics

You kids get to vote soon!

We recently inaugurated a man who quite likely will be the worst president the United States has ever seen. Before he even took office he broke campaign promises and told his supporters that he really didn’t mean half of the shit he spewed on the campaign trail. He is narcissistic, thin-skinned, and short tempered. He’s a douche;

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Dogs, Religion

I’ll Pray For You

As a long-time atheist the phrase “I’ll pray for you” is generally and usually a phrase I disdain. All too often religious people use that phrase the same way Southerners use “bless your heart“. It is a passive aggressive way to tell the other person that they’re hopelessly wrong about whatever theological or philosophical difference you may have.

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News, Politics

Well Fu…..

“President Trump”.  It makes my mouth taste funny to say that – like I just had a fork full of liver, boiled okra, and sea urchin all mixed together in a soup of bovine semen. I did not vote for Clinton. I was a Johnson voter in Georgia, and my vote for Johnson did not take anything away from Clinton…

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