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Men who challenge men to stop violence

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Comment by Ian Mason on August 30, 2011 at 11:31am
Well put. Thanks for posting, Kathy.
Comment by Chris G on August 29, 2011 at 12:43am

Brother Richard would know - ask him.

 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 28, 2011 at 11:59pm

Chris G asked "Ruth, why doesn't this site have editing enabled?" I gave up trying Chrome because it wasn't giving me the editing choices at the top of the comment field. As a group moderator, there are no other kinds of editing capabilities that I can enable. Here are my choices.

Comment by Chris G on August 28, 2011 at 11:09pm
I've seen changes as I refresh the page.
Safari works well at other nexus sites.
Comment by Carl Pastor on August 28, 2011 at 10:44pm
halleluja hienekin!!
Comment by annet on August 28, 2011 at 9:49pm

Regarding editing, for me in Chrome and Firefox, the text editing tools don't show unless I refresh the page, it works first time in IE.

 

Comment by Chris G on August 28, 2011 at 8:47pm
The link sk8ercat is redirected to a doctored link.
Below is a link to the original New Yorker article.
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting
/2011/08/15/110815fa_fact_lizza

Copy and paste both lines to get to the link.

Ruth, why doesn't this site have editing enabled?
Comment by Carl Pastor on August 28, 2011 at 3:39pm

thing is, if they are neocons, and if neocons were ayn rander objectors, they were really atheists. so they are willing to lie about their fundamental principles to manipulate and gain power.

intrestingly, i and im sure most of us cud, have preached the true message of jesus while drunk in a bar as a joke, i swear, i had em sucking it up and ready to come to my church tpomorrow. mebe some of us shud go under cover. i imagine it wud be easy to be born again. heh heh heh heh . i'm sure i've let the cat out of the bag and now ill get a message from the ACIA ordering me to remove this post immediately

Comment by sk8eycat on August 28, 2011 at 6:37am

Oh, I forgot to say that there is absolutely nothing in the buybull that mandates xians to take over the world and "have it their way" till Jeebus "returns." (How can a fictional character "return"?)

 

And, of course they think they are "saved" and will all be going to "hebbin" together, but I think Revelation says somewhere the only ones who will be admitted will be 144,000 Jewish (Israeli) men who have converted to xianity, and have never "known" a woman.

 

Michele ain't goin' nowhere.

Comment by sk8eycat on August 28, 2011 at 6:26am
'America’s descent into tyranny [...] would probably be guided [...] by “a manipulative, authoritarian élite.”'
Been awake all night, dodging non-existent tornadoes. Too tired to tell. Is this meant to be satire?

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'Fraid not.  These American Taliban people have special blinders, and no sense of humor or irony detectors at all.

Richard Dawkins discusses them at length in The God Delusion, too.

I keep saying that the Dominionists/Reconstructionists are crazier and more dangerous than rabid batsh*t, but most people don't get it.

 

BTW I'm terribly short on sleep now, too.  No tornados, hurrrianes, quakes here...now.  Just triple-digit temperatures, and two days & nights without A/C.  It was repaired this morning, so I want to try to get some sleep.  And Mr. Jerry-kitteh-man wants to repossess "his" chair.

 

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