Monday, February 06, 2006

Best Of Homespun Bloggers February 5th

The (not so) Daily Me

Fact or Belief?

Nate Keller (a.k.a. theotherside or countrytech) is a graphics designer who describes himself as a high-tech redneck. He blogs at The Fine Coffee Aficionado. He is one of the leading members of MennoDiscuss. Some of his interests are graphics, computers, anything related to Cabela's, racing, Jeff Foxworthy, truck & tractor pulling, deep sea fishing, boating, and hosting LAN parties.

Collecting My Thoughts

2067 Young People in Debt

This morning I read a book review of Tamara Draut's "Strapped." Draut says that today's young adult children of the baby boomer generation can't get ahead financially because of astronomical student debts, depressed wages, rising health care costs and soaring property values. The solutions offered by some young adults are silly and counterproductive--"the government should do something."

The View from the Firehouse

How did Judas Die?

For some odd reason I’ve been thinking about the so called contradiction between Matthew’s telling of Judas’s death and Luke’s telling of it in Acts.


Our Current Culture: Give Us Rights Without Responsibilities

This morning on my way to work, I was listening to the Scott and Casey Show on KTRS. The subject was the case of aTarget pharmacist in St. Charles, MO who was fired not because she refused to fill prescriptions for Plan B, the "morning after pill", but because she refused to refer patients to someone else who could fill it.

Tidbits And Treasures

United, We Stand - Divided, We Fall

One of the most quoted Aesop fables, I suppose, is 'united we stand; divided we fall'. I've often heard 'a family that prays together stays together'. That sort of fits right in with united and divided.

Once More Into the Breach

Judge Cashman and the Restorative Justice Movement

Judge Cashman who originally gave a sentence of 60 days to a child rapist has been a participant in a new justice philosophy called Restorative Justice.

Grizzly Mama

Grizzly Report: National Rally Against Islamofascism Day

The Troll and I participated in the rally in Pennsylvania on February 1, 2006. The United American Committee (UAC) held a rally nationwide protesting Islamofascism. Well - of COURSE we had to be there. We don't like Islamofascism - not one tiny little bit!

Stop The ACLU


The Washington Post reported on Monday about five States that wanting to ban funeral protests.