Cruelty

22 Jan 19
Tribulation Saint

Today makes the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.  It was a decision that profoundly changed America, that changed the values that guide us as a nation.  It short, it was nothing less than a cultural revolution.  In moral terms it was probably the most catastrophic decision […]

22 Jan 19
Truth2Freedom's Blog

Rebellious Clay So Joshua smote all the country of the hills, and of the south, and of the vale, and of the springs, and all their kings: he left none remaining, but utterly destroyed all that breathed, as the Lord God of Israel commanded. Joshua 10:40 suggested further reading: Job 40:1–14 Divine authority is again […]

22 Jan 19
Principle's diary

Ashraff Adeyemo The word ‘idiot’ is used to insult somebody’s intelligence, it appears in the dictionary as offensive and the word ‘offensive’ has been described by words like upsetting, insulting, irritating, unpleasant to sense, aggressive and it’s been seen to be ‘unpleasant to senses (Encarta dictionaries 2009). I do like to be scientific, and science […]

22 Jan 19
Drinking the universe one craft beer at a time!

Total Score: 8.1/10 Hello Tokyo*! This big boy from them-dogs-that-brew is a 16.5% ABV behemoth of an American Imperial Stout with some intriguing ingredients listed on the label: cranberry, jasmine, vanilla – are we really going to taste these components in a 16.5% Imp-Stout? Well, I’m game to give it a try – if only […]

22 Jan 19
Unfailingly Andrea

When your child is diagnosed on the autism spectrum, you instantly enter the greatest battle of your life—the battle for your child’s future. I’ve been fighting that battle for almost 11 years with no one in the trenches with me but my son, Michael. I can’t describe the pressure I’ve felt trying to do everything […]

22 Jan 19
Immanuel Joseph's Blog

12.1.19 – Why should I apologize for not being hospitable when no one is apologizing for not being contemplative?? – amicus eponymous Kosher; Halal – Is “Gully Boy” just a rip-off from “8 Mile”? 13.1.19 – Movies: “Ugly” (Hindi) Adult preoccupation & negligence –> death of the child (“We could’ve saved her……!”) Worldly concerns/desires –> […]

22 Jan 19
Abstract Conscience

I consider the American and Indian Film industry to be the most overrated. Both these countries have the film stars on the top in celebrity list. Massive population is crazy after the actors and pop stars, glad that there is still some left behind who follow the cult of theatre and timeless instrumentalists. Ugly but […]

22 Jan 19
Queer Without Gender

Summary: Even in the best of circumstances, it’s no easy thing to tell the parent who named you that your name no longer fits. Word count: 1200 words. Content advisory: References to cissexism, particularly as it surrounds a change of name, both historically and from the protagonist’s great-grandfather. Setting: A village in the lower Crackenbush […]

22 Jan 19
GeekDad

Following on from our review of ‘Our Child of the Stars,’ here’s a Q&A with author Stephen Cox. We discuss setting, timeframes, and ET.

22 Jan 19
Metro

So many treats await…

22 Jan 19
Radio Free

This story was co-published with New York magazine. Henry was twice forced to join the brutal gang MS-13, first in El Salvador and then on Long Island. Twice, he tried to escape its violence. He became an informant, helping law enforcement arrest other MS-13 members. But his FBI gang task force handler broke a promise […]

22 Jan 19
"Not all those who wander are lost"

Rant of a younger generation. “I could kill all of you with milk and peanut butter!” – people, especially in their 40s tend to laugh at allergies and other issues and say that young people are weak. And it’s incredibly annoying. First of all, food has much more chemicals than ever, it’s easy to grow […]

22 Jan 19
Coffee With Mr.Kannamma

CHENNAI: What happens to Indian Army dogs — including the decorated ones — once they are not fit to carry out their rigorous duty? They are euthanized, says an RTI reply. The RTI sought details about the method of disposal of animals, including dogs, in the Army. The reply: “Army horses and dogs are evaluated […]