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Update on Creationism in Indiana

The Indiana Senate passed SB89, which now goes to the House.  It says: The governing body of a school corporation may offer instruction on various theories of the origin of life. The curriculum for the course must include theories from … Continue reading

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Dan Burton

Dan Burton, long-time Republican Representative from Indiana, announced that he will not be seeking re-election.  Good riddance to a politician who is even more stupid, greedy and hypocritical than most of them.  Yes, I am aware that there are honest and intelligent legislators, … Continue reading

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Going There

There are few subjects that polarize Americans more than abortion, but I’m going there.  I don’t think there is much point in talking about the subject because people on both sides are unlikely to change their minds.  I know the … Continue reading

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Heroes

It surprises me how many times I have a blog post all ready to go and I check out one of my favorite sites and find someone else has just written about the same subject.  This wouldn’t be unusual if it … Continue reading

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While I Was Gone

In October my mother was hospitalized and received a diagnosis that no one ever wants to hear. This knocked my world off its axis, not surprisingly. It is made more complicated because we live so far apart and our relationship, … Continue reading

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God, No! by Penn Jillette

  I recently finished the book God, No! by Penn Jillette.  Jillette is the large guy who talks in the Penn & Teller magic duo.  I also saw him speak in the Indianapolis area last week.  The book has a framework … Continue reading

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One Story, Two Versions

When researching my ancestor Joseph Greer I was amused to find two different versions of the same story.  After the revolutionaries were victorious in the Battle of King’s Mountain, Greer was chosen to take the news to the Continental Congress.  Wikipedia summarizes it … Continue reading

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