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Top Ten Ways To Save The Cathedral

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Washington National Cathedral To Charge Admission It’s official: beginning in 2014 Washington, DC’s iconic National Cathedral will begin charging a $10 admission fee. To wit, the top ten ways to cover their budget gap. 10. Baptismal Font Admission Lottery- The Font will be refit as a lotto-style ping pong blower with balls marked $5 to $25. Pay […]

On The Frontline: Christ, The Free Agent

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Notes From The White House Since the federal shut down I have spent some time most days in front of the White House in what might be called a “crazy old man supportive vigil.” I carry a home-made sign saying, “US Shutdown = Tea Party” and a smaller sign saying, “Christ is for Healthcare.”  I […]

On the Frontline: The White House

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This Just In: Driving Damages Ovaries

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  Groundbreaking Report From Saudis Now we know. Women should not be driving and a Saudi cleric, one Sheikh Saleh bin Saad al-Lohaidan tells us why:  it’s the pelvic tilt, stupid. The sheikh reports that the pelvis is forced upward when behind the wheel thus causing children to be born with all manner of medical problems. […]

Words: The Reality Obit

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  Keeping it Real Time was when the notice of a passing was an opportunity to laud achievements, celebrate family and otherwise ignore the deceased’s infuriating shortcomings, at least in writing.  Acknowledgment of the departed’s pain-in-the-assness was limited to oblique comments where the assembled mourners would nod and titter nervously at an honest observation. Not […]

Chemical Weapons

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We have no idea what we want.

The Apparition

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Here we are, on the cusp of Memorial Day, when we honor and remember those who died serving our country.

Tsarnaev and McVeigh: The Price We Pay?

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  Doctrine, Disaffection and Violence The news is full of stories of the FBI and others “scrambling” for clues to understand the motivation of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the chief Boston Bomber.  So far we know that he was unsuccessful as a boxer, married, a father, unemployed and a follower of “radical Islam.” Patriot Gone Awry Tsarnaev’s trajectory […]

Baghdad in Boston

Yesterday in Iraq there were explosions in Baghdad, Fallujah, Tikrit, Samarra, and Hilla.

License to Die

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  “License and Registration, Please” First, thanks to everyone who read (and commented) yesterday about the “no-CPR” incident.   This update from the press:  ”Lorraine Bayless had chosen to live in a facility without medical staff and wanted to pass away without life-prolonging intervention, her family said Tuesday.” Most, but not all,  commenters were somehow related […]

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Perry Kaemmerling
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
Mr. Lamar In regards to "Ethics", how did you come across this email address in which you are using to advertise your blog?
2014-08-20 23:36:49
Eric Lamar
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
Laugh-out-loud. Whatever you say.
2014-08-20 22:44:24
Reg Verner
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
I guess you helped me make my point! Martin Luther King jr. didn't wait nor would he stand silent to keep himself in good with other American leaders. His integrity stood strong and he did what was right especially in that moment!! your Johnny come lately tactics just aren't credible to me! I can't get…
2014-08-20 22:41:43
Eric Lamar
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
I am comfortable with what I did while I was there, especially under the circumstances. Should Martin Luther King, Jr. have stopped speaking out when Bobby Kennedy or "cracker" southern democrats told him to hush up? I have no agenda other than transparency and now I am in a position to say that, whatever you…
2014-08-20 22:31:12
Reg Verner
Ethics: IAFF’s Schaitberger Under DOL Scrutiny
I guess my question is: Was the GP unethical when you worked for him? If so why didn't you come out to us in such a public forum while you were still serving your tenure? Was being LAUDED for your work so important to you that you forgot to tell the rest of us what…
2014-08-20 22:23:45
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