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  • Jorg Aadahl 8:08 am on May 2, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    Science denied 

    Advances in science have no doubt contributed to a better world, and shown how important it is to rely on science to protect the Earth we all live on, for now and for future generations. Not only has science helped us understand better how things work, and why, but has also dispelled old superstitions and pretty much done away with imaginary fears and among other things pulled religion down to earth, so to speak.
    It is therefor puzzling why science deniers even have a voice in this matter! Those without a science background or an understanding of science, and who instead denounce it all, should not have a voice and should not be taken seriously. This is not a case where we all have a birthright to equal say! If you don’t understand it, keep quiet and listen to those who do.
    It is like a math illiterate who denies math because he doesn’t understand it and feels that he has a right to fight against its logical concepts and deny it’s power.
    Or someone knocking a ball game without understanding the rules and how it is played.
    Or, heaven forbid, like someone without a fiber of governmental background or understanding of how a society is supposed to work for all, is being put in charge of it, despite advertised plans to destroy it! That could never happen, could it? At least not in a society with intelligent voters who have some sense of what they are doing, – or what?

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 10:21 am on February 9, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    The US Dis-education Compartment 

    The pre-college US educational system is already lagging badly behind other comparable Western countries.
    The election of someone as uniquely unqualified, religiously obsessed and anti-science motivated as wealthy socialite Betsy deVos to lead the Eductional Department, doesn’t point towards a much needed academic upgrade.
    Perhaps the opposite was intended? This could very well be a part of a Republican longer range planning to secure future voters among the more poorly educated, religiously indoctrinated, gullible and easily fooled.
    Just remember how Trumpy gained evangelical support by waving the Bible, – a horrible collection of made-up, scary, immoral, and impossible stories. That’s all it took! And it may work again, – unless voters get better, fact-based education.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 3:23 pm on January 20, 2017 Permalink | Reply  

    Trump’s Backwards Cabinet 

    This is the embarrassing gallery of superstitious ignorami Donald J. Trump has picked for his cabinet:
    Carson: Evolution is from the Devil!
    DeVos: Put God in schools!
    LtGen Flynn: Christianity is at war with Islam!
    Perry: Fire? Pray for rain!
    Pompeo: Evil is all around us until the Rapture!
    Perdue: Drought? Pray for rain!
    Pruitt: Hand out bibles in schools!
    Sessions: Secular people can’t understand the truth!

    And those characters are supposed to “Make America Great Again”?
    Instead, they will set us back and “Make America Regret Again”, – not to mention making us the laughing stock of the developed world!
    As if we haven’t had enough of Republican administrations and the damage they cause! Haven’t we seen how backwards and outright dangerous they are? When will we learn? The Trump administration may even turn out to be worse than the one preceding President Obama’s progressive reign, which leaves a question of when we can expect to be back on track again to a better, safer and more equal society? Will we ever? Or, perhaps that train has left for good?

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 7:46 pm on July 8, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Iraq war blame 

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is now being seriously criticized for his role in the Iraq war, even being called a war criminal.
    His excuse: “I thought I did the right thing”.
    When will we get around to the culprit who talked him into this idiotic war game, SCOTUS-selected “Commander-in-Mischief”, George W. Bush, a fellow evangelist who used to pray afterwards that he had done the right thing?

    Or, are we too preoccupied with Hillary’s e-mails?

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 7:42 am on April 2, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Divine backing failing? 

    While Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are still trying to out pray each other, it is rather remarkable how unsuccessful politicians claiming God’s backing have actually been.
    Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson have all claimed divine encouragement for their unsuccessful running. Some even revealed that God itself had told them to run.
    Perhaps there’s nothing behind the voices roaming around in their heads?
    The only “winner” in recent history claiming divine backing, was George W. Bush, – and we’ve seen the devastating results of his “faith” and the impact he had on “God’s own country”.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 12:48 pm on March 30, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    ISLAM NOT HIJACKED! 

    Muslims all over the world have been quick to denounce the latest, vicious waves of terrorism, claiming that it is an attempt to hijack the religion of Islam and saddle peaceful Muslims with defending a religion whose very name is rooted in peace.

    There is no doubt that by far the vast majority of Muslims are peaceful, decent and contributing members of their various societies, and that Islam-inspired atrocities reflect badly and unfairly on them. However, to the extent that Islam is based on The Quran, even peaceful Muslims must admit that their “holy” book does not exactly advocate love and peace. Quite the opposite, The Quran makes it clear that it is a Muslims duty to kill any so-called “infidel”, including Muslim apostates, if he has a chance to do so. The Quran is rather specific on that point, advocating hate instead of love, and death and mayhem instead of peace. In other words, the atrocities we have witnessed, both recently and over many, many years in the past, are directly in line with the expressed spirit of the Quran.

    That means that the jihadist terrorists have not “hijacked” the religion of Islam, they have followed that religion to the letter. Fortunately, most Muslims do not follow their religion, and some have even turned Atheist, like famed author Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Unfortunately, too many take the word of The Quran literally, as we have seen, and obviously wooed by the Quran’s promise of virgins in heaven for mass murderers of innocent fellow human beings. Some religion in that sense, and very tempting for those weak of mind and morality, and easily persuaded by an outdated religion based on a book made up by superstitious desert people hundreds of years ago, partly to counter Christianity, and for some very good reasons.

    Since Islam obviously was cooked up to counter Christianity, it is about time to reveal the truth, that it was all a hoax, – just like any other religion! Completely made up. There is no heaven, there is no after-life, – and certainly no tempting virgins waiting to entertain mass murderers of innocent people, – regardless how much they’ve been fooled into considering themselves martyrs! Once that silly dream is taken out of the minds of disturbed, sex-hungry Muslims, – perhaps some of the incentive for killing others left and right, including many of their own, is eliminated. It may be worth trying, – and who knows, perhaps we can move towards a friendlier, safer world for all by not promising religious rewards for inhuman behavior. It might work, – eventually.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 10:29 am on March 27, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    CHRISTIANITY HELPING TERRORISTS? 

    There should be no doubt that those Islam-inspired terrorists who commit suicide and take as many other people as possible with them, have been fooled to believe that sultry virgins are waiting as reward on the “other side”. That is clearly stated in the Quran, and must be quite a temptation for young guys raised in a backwards society with very strict rules against just about everything considered normal in more modern, progressive nations. For us non-Islamic westerners, such belief is obviously pure nonsense.
    Perhaps, over time, it might help to promote the truth, that not only aren’t there any virgins waiting, – not even slightly used young maidens, but that there simply is no heaven or afterlife to look forward to for mass murderers?

    That’s certainly a truth that without any religious opposition can be promoted in more secular cultures, especially the Scandinavian countries. But would that be possible here in the US, where religion is still so widely spread and prominent, and where religious belief so heavily rests upon the myth that there is an afterlife, with either a heaven or a hell waiting after judgment, – all made up, of course?

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 2:16 pm on March 16, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    SUPREME MIRACLE 

    Why would anyone be surprised that the senate Republicans stand firm against even considering President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland?
    That should be a no-brainer. Why would they support the nomination, and risk losing the high court advantage they have enjoyed for so long? Why would they risk losing the chance to deny so many millions Obamacare and other undeserved benefits only associated with “socialistic” countries?
    Why should they risk letting women be in control of their own bodies and other frivolities?
    Why risk losing the advantages of unrestricted campaign contributions proven so helpful for their various self-centered causes? Why on flat Earth would they?

    Of course, a modern-day miracle would be required to put another Republican into the White House and thus secure the 5-4 conservative lock on the Supreme Court. But, then again, with the Republicans being so in bed with the evangelicals, – faith in miracles is alive and well.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 1:05 pm on February 18, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    HAVE REPUBLICANS LOST THEIR FAITH? 

    As absorbed as Republicans are with religion, and with their professed conviction that an omnipotent, omnipresent, and omniscient God is in control of everything and responsible for all that happens, isn’t it somewhat puzzling that they don’t see Justice Antonin Scalia’s death as God’s will?
    Who knows, perhaps it was God’s will to turn the Supreme Court away from its conservative course and back to serving people and the nation as a whole? Perhaps even He has had enough of the court playing favorites for those already well off, letting the wealthy buy politicians and swing elections their selfish way? Maybe even God has become concerned about the future of Mother Earth, without better birth control and more effective climate control? Or, could it simply be that He was afraid that a too conservative Supreme Court once again might sneak another unelected war monger into the White House, from where new wars might be launched, putting all mankind in jeopardy?
    Or, will Republicans go all the way and lose both faith and face?

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 2:44 pm on February 12, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Super bowl let-down! 

    Like so many last Sunday, I enjoyed watching the football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, thinking all along that a fair, sporty game was being played in front of so many, having paid so much, to watch in natura.
    But, what a letdown to hear Payton Manning at the end admitting that the game was rigged! He pointed upwards and thanked “the man up high” for the victory! At least he was honest enough to thank the one he credited with arranging the win!
    Which raises the question: how incredibly dumb do you have to be to believe that there is a “god” somewhere who gives a shit about a lousy football game, – and so unsportsmanlike that he (or she?) rigs games to prevent the best side from winning? And why on flat Earth would this “god” make his team win? Because they prayed harder, or what? And, how would a “god” go about doing that? Holding back the other team, making them fall all over each other, or dropping the ball?
    I think the obviously intellectually challenged Payton Manning should be happy that his “god” is nothing but a fantasy figure, just as made-up as any one of the hundreds, if not thousands, of “gods” cooked up by mankind through the ages. If “God” were real, he (or she?) would be raving mad for being accused of rigging football games, – as if there weren’t enough other more important things in the world deserving divine intervention!

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 1:53 pm on January 10, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Guns, Tears and Republicans – commentary # 3 

    For the full text, please refer to ARTICLE-LINKs – Common sense vs. Republicans
    AnneLiese Busch Florida
    I used to identify as a Republican. I used to try and overlook all of the nonsense spewed by Republicans, and allow the less crazy viewpoints to overrule what I knew to be blatantly wrong, and oftentimes ridiculous. I think the turning point for me, like many, was Sandy Hook. I was living in Peru at the time, and remember thinking, “this has got to be it, surely we’ve had enough, this is the turning point, surely new gun control measures will be passed.” And nothing happened, not one thing changed. And I watched in horror as those in my own perceived party, the Republicans, asserted that clearly the problem was that not enough people were armed, that had the teachers been armed, they could have saved lives. That’s when I knew I was not a Republican. From that day forward, I felt more and more drawn to Obama, a man who spoke with patience and dignity over the chorus of idiots who comprise the congress, and the Republican Party. Statistics, facts, and reality don’t seem to matter to many Republicans, and I can’t think of anything more dangerous. So thank you President Obama, thank you for taking a stand, and thank you for allowing me to open my eyes to the reality of the party I once thought represented me.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 4:14 pm on January 9, 2016 Permalink | Reply  

    Guns, Tears and Republicans – commentary 

    Please refer to the article “Guns, Tears and Republicans” under ARTICLE-LINKS – Common sense vs. Republicans. Here is another commentary, this one by Socrates, a trusted commenter from Downtown Verona:
    Reason, evidence and logic has never been the strong suit of a large swath of the American public.
    Religion holds large sway in this country, unlike all other rich countries, which helps explain how other countries reached the very logical conclusion along time ago that guns kill people while many Americans still think that’s simply not true.

    Guns in fact are a type of religion in America with tens of millions blindly worshipping the medieval-like 1791 wording of the 2nd Amendment exactly the same way fundamentalist Christians worship the Bible’s words, fundamentalist Muslims chant Koranic verses and Hasidic Jews recite and sing their favorite passages from the Torah.

    America’s gun religion – like any medieval religion – is predicated on fear of death, paranoia, live-saving delusions, fantasy scenarios, end-time scenarios, groupthink and a blind, unshakable faith in the God of Guns who will always solve every problem.

    Never mind the dead children, slaughtered innocents and preventable deaths by adopting basic gun safety measures; the God of Guns is pure and he works in beautiful, mysterious ways.

    The God of Guns is great !

    Welcome to America’s gun jihadists, coming to a theater near you…to kill more Americans thanks to the freedom of gun religion.

    Let us pray to our guns.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 10:23 am on November 21, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Islam not hijacked! 

    Muslims all over the world have been quick to denounce this latest, vicious wave of terrorism, claiming that it is an attempt to hijack the religion of Islam and saddle peaceful Muslims with defending a religion whose very name is rooted in peace.
    There is no doubt that by far the vast majority of Muslims are peaceful, decent and contributing members of their various societies, and that Islam-inspired atrocities reflect badly and unfairly on them. However, to the extent that Islam is based on The Quran, even peaceful Muslims must admit that their “holy” book does not exactly advocate love and peace. Quite the opposite, The Quran makes it clear that it is a Muslims duty to kill any so-called “infidel”, including Muslim apostates, if he has a chance to do so. The Quran is rather specific on that point, advocating hate instead of love, and death and mayhem instead of peace. In other words, the atrocities we have witnessed, both recently and over many, many years in the past, are directly in line with the expressed spirit of the Quran.
    That means that the jihadist terrorists have not “hijacked” the religion of Islam, they have followed that religion to the letter. Fortunately, most Muslims do not follow their religion, and some have even turned Atheist, like author Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Unfortunately, too many take the word of The Quran literally, as we have seen, and obviously wooed by the Quran’s promise of virgins in heaven for mass murderers of innocent fellow human beings. Some religion in that sense, and very tempting for those weak of mind and morality, easily persuaded by an outdated religion based on a book made up by superstitious desert people hundreds of years ago, partly to counter Christianity, and for some very good reasons.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 2:54 pm on September 25, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Scott Walker walking 

    Republican presidential hopeless, Gov. Scott Walker, has claimed that his relationship with God drives every major decision in his life, including running for president.
    Now that he has dropped out, some questions linger. First of all, why would an all-knowing God urge him to run, if he knew he would quit? Or, did Walker lose confidence in his heavenly support, – which God also would have known, of course?
    Or, perhaps the divine support was a product of his own wild imagination, – like him having presidential potential at all?
    Fooling yourself into exalted expectations, is one thing, but to trick so many into parting with their money, hard-earned or easily inherited, to support someone clearly unqualified? Sounds to me they were walked over.
    Perhaps the God-reference worked wonders, – again? In American politics, it is a factor to reckon with. Still.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 10:49 am on September 15, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    Ridiculous lotto scam 

    Several of the more infamous right-wing Internet web sites have for some time been advertising a “system” that claims to increase the odds of winning lotteries, despite the fact that lotteries are random, and must be in order to be legal.
    There is nothing, no strategy, no system, no algorithm or praying for divine intervention that can change the probability of winning. For the California SuperLotto Plus, for example, with 5 picks of 47 numbers, and one Mega out of 27, the odds of hitting all 6 are 41,416,353 to one. Past number combinations have no bearing on future ones, and the probability that a winning number combination will be repeated in the next drawing, is exactly the same as any other of the 41 some million possible combinations,- next to nil.
    This crook with the “secret algorithm” even claims to be a mathematician, who has worked out a way to increase the odds in your favor by “analyzing” past winners. He even “predicts” that his “system” could bankrupt the entire lotto industry! Any mathematician would know that there is absolutely no way to change the odds, and past winners have no impact on future number combinations. Each combination has exactly the same probability of showing up through the ball machine that spits out the winning balls. Those balls have no memory of past winning combinations, nor can they be influenced by higher powers. So, if this crook really is a mathematician, which I doubt, then he is worse than a crook and should be charged with numerical malpractice. At any rate, he should be forced to return the couple of hundred dollars he is charging, – if indeed anyone has been dumb enough to fall for such a scam.
    It is kind of funny that this scam seems to be promoted only through right-wing web sites. Does that mean that a scheme like this appeals to the same people who believe that they can increase their odds to become rich by voting Republican? And how has that worked out for them, – to paraphrase Dr. Phil?

    I thought that such an obvious scam would disappear by itself after a while as soon as they ran out of gullible people. But not so, the same story keeps reappearing in several of the same sites, so it must be a lucrative business. Not that I in my wildest fantasy would think that anyone among my esteemed blog followers could possibly fall for anything like that, – but just in case: absolutely nothing to it!
    There is no connection between pre-selected numbers, and the numbered balls that fall out of the machine! None!

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 9:04 am on May 7, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    LOTTO FRAUD REPUBLICAN STYLE 

    Several of the more infamous right-wing Internet web sites have recently launched an advertising campaign for a “system” claiming to increase the odds of winning lotteries, despite the fact that lotteries are random, and must be in order to be legal.
    There is nothing, no strategy, no system, no algorithm or praying for divine intervention that can change the probability of winning. For the California SuperLotto Plus, for example, with 5 picks of 47 numbers, and one Mega out of 27, the odds of hitting all 6 are 41,416,353 to one. Past number combinations have no bearing on future ones, and the probability that a winning number combination will be repeated in the next drawing, is exactly the same as any other of the 41 some million possible combinations, – next to nil.
    This crook with the “secret algorithm” even claims to be a mathematician employed by the University of Oklahoma, having worked out a
    way to increase the odds in your favor by “analyzing” past winners. He even “predicts” that his “system” could bankrupt the entire lotto industry”! Any mathematician would know that there is absolutely no way to change the odds, and past winners have no impact on future number combinations. Each combination has exactly the same probability of showing up through the ball machine that spits out the winning balls. Those balls have no memory of past winning combinations, nor can they be influenced by higher powers. So, if this crook really is a mathematician, which I doubt, then he is worse than a crook and should be charged with numeric malpractice! At any rate, he should be forced to return the couple of hundred dollars he is charging, – if indeed anyone has been dumb enough to fall for such a scam.

    It is kind of funny that this scam seems to be promoted only through right-wing web sites. Does that mean that a scheme like this appeals to the same people who believe that they can increase their odds to become rich by voting Republican? And how has that worked out for them, – to paraphrase Dr. Phil?

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 7:12 pm on December 3, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    A HORRIBLE MESSAGE! 

    The article “Circumcision benefits outweigh risks, CDC says” (SF Chronicle, 12/3/2014) sends out a very dangerous message that unprotected sex is safer for those who have been circumcised! My goodness, what an irresponsible message!
    First, the studies the CDC cites for its “prevention” conclusions were conducted among adult men in Africa where HIV rates are high. There is no evidence from the developed world that circumcision is associated in any way with reduced rates of HIV or other STIs.
    Furthermore, the CDC presents NO evidence for its claim that the benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks and harm—because THERE IS NO SUCH EVIDENCE! Instead, every year baby boys die, are mutilated or infected by botched circumcisions. Maybe that’s why no medical organization in the world recommends circumcision. Maybe that’s why doctors and ethicists from Scandinavia and other European countries have attacked the “science” behind the promotion of circumcision and accused the American medical establishment of having a cultural bias against the intact penis.
    And, for the religiously inclined: Why not heed Jesus’ words when allegedly he answered his disciples, that if circumcision were good, boys would be born that way (The Gospel of Thomas, #53). Rather logical!
    A bit disturbing, though, since that saying chops the legs off the Abrahamic oath, the foundation for the three so-called great religions! Perhaps that’s the reason why the Gospel of Thomas wasn’t found suitable to be included in the Bible?

     
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      In my e-book “Dear Editor”, you’ll find lots of articles against circumcision.

  • Jorg Aadahl 8:22 am on September 6, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Kerry gravely mistaken on Islam! 

    The day after the Islamic State in Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) released a video showing the brutal beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist ISIS has decapitated on video, Secretary of State John Kerry gave a speech stating that Islam is a “peaceful religion based on the dignity of all human beings,” and that ISIS is not “the real face of Islam.”

    What utter nonsense! What is “peaceful” about Islam? Has John Kerry never read the Koran? The actions he is referring to, along with numerous barbaric terror acts committed in the name of Islam, are directly in line with the word of the Koran and in the spirit of Islam! Not “radical” Islam! Islam itself IS radical!
    It is about time we get real and honest and call a spade a spade, or Islam the worst hoax perpetrated on the human race. The only “peace” that can be achieved in the spirit of Islam, is when all of us so-called “infidels” are wiped out. That includes not only Atheists, but everyone harboring a religion not accepted by the islamists. However, the remaining islamists will in all likelihood keep on slaughtering each other for the slightest, insignificant difference of opinion on the made-up origin of that religion.
    About time we distinguish between Islamists who follow the letter and spirit of The Koran, and everyday Muslims who live peaceful lives without a threat to others. They don’t follow The Koran any more than most Christians follow the Bible, fortunately. What all religions have in common, is that they are made up. The difference is that Christianity is ashamed of its bloody past, while Islam advocates an even bloodier future.

     
    • Al Ward 3:58 pm on September 17, 2014 Permalink | Reply

      As I listened to Secretary of State John Kerry this morning spout the Obama Administration’s glut of wishful thinking regarding the Middle East, I was reminded of this Sept 6 blog post, “Kerry Gravely Mistaken…”.
      What brought this post to mind was Kerry’s statement today that “ISIS is making a mockery of a peaceful religion”. That made me also recall the Hesitant President stating on Sept. 10 that “ISIL is not Islamic. No religion condones the killing of innocents”.
      I must admit though, it was exciting to see our President pretend to show military resolve, stepping right up BEHIND the sweeping change of public sentiment regarding Middle East involvement by America.

      This whole stream of wishful thinking regarding a “coalition of the willing”, and the promise (either another Obama lie for political purpose, or a reflection that he doesn’t really care about military success) that there will be no American “boots on the ground” is obviously only a ploy trying to help Democrats in the Nov election.
      If there was REAL intent to contain OR degrade OR destroy (pick one) the enemy, the last thing a responsible Commander In Chief would do is announce what military force he is willing (or not) to use.

      Regarding the coalition of the willing: on or around Sept. 15 Prime Minister Cameron of Great Britain echoed Obama, announcing “These are not Muslims, they are Monsters”, but then he confirmed that Britain ( our only ally with significant military muscle) will not participate with airstrikes.

      So what is left to join Obama’s coalition? The Lilliputian military of the majority of nations who for decades have been defense freeloaders riding on the back of the US military and taxpayers ( Jordan, Albania, Bahrain, Greece, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Italy, etc., etc.).

      • Jorg Aadahl 3:08 pm on September 19, 2014 Permalink | Reply

        US military help to Norway, – of all countries??? That defies all common sense and logic, not to mention facts. In Table 1299 – US Foreign Economic and Military Aid by Major Recipient Country, Norway isn’t even listed, although countries receiving just a few millions, are. And why would Norway even need any foreign help, one of the wealthiest countries in the world, with a very healthy trade balance and balanced budget, contrary to the state of the US economy? The fact is, that Norway actually manufacturers a lot of weaponry and ammuninition for the US military, while US itself manufacturs a substantial amount of sophisticated weaponry on license owned by Norway or Norwegian companies. Norway is also a member of NATO and has been on the side of the US in the Mid-East conflicts, contributing both military expertice, special forces, and weaponry.

  • Jorg Aadahl 10:51 am on August 4, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Play or pray? 

    The unprecedented 7-1 in the World Cup soccer semi-finals suggests that while Brazil prayed to win, Germany played to win.
    I guess, – no divine intervention in that game, only “socialistic” team work towards a common goal.
    Did Republicans in Congress watch, and learn how a team works? Or, do they side with their spiritual leader Ann Coulter, who opined that soccer in general sends an unfortunate socialistic message, where the players conspire towards a common goal, instead of competing among themselves with the sole objective of personal victory, – the Republican ideal.

     
  • Jorg Aadahl 11:31 am on July 15, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Punishment for sex! 

    OK, I get it, – the Supreme Court Hobby Lobby verdict! Sex without the sole purpose of procreation, and only within the confinement of holy matrimony, is such a horrible sin, that it must be punished with divine threat of being stuck with offspring! So say the 5 male Catholics on the court.

     
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