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A likely upcoming missed opportunity for the Vatican to be relevant to… anything

Perhaps the Pope will prove me wrong. But I doubt it.

Good article at Religion Dispatches: A Pope, a Poet, and a Drug War: Will Benedict stoke flames of culture war, or will he attend to the conflict that is truly devastating Mexico?

With the Pontiff’s upcoming trip to Mexico, there is a real opportunity […]

Gateway theory

DirecTV has a series of ads that essentially parody the gateway theory (although they may not realize it themselves). Here’s my favorite:

When you have cable and can’t record all your shows, you feel unhappy. When you feel unhappy, you go to happy hour. When you go to happy hour, you’re up for anything. […]

My responsibility as a citizen

I voted yesterday. Got one of those stickers to wear showing that I participated in democracy. Sometimes that makes me feel good. Unfortunately, many times it leaves me hollow.

The good thing yesterday was that I actually got to participate in a Presidential primary vote. It’s so rare that the nominations aren’t already completely locked […]