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27 May 19
V. M. Stone: Fiction and Poetry

August 5th, 1881 I swear, your fool uncle will catch a handful upside the head one of these days! Is there nothing that will make the man mind himself? Perhaps I should resort to a bridle. George came over to duck an exam check in on you, and he and Ethan were unflaggingly polite at […]

27 May 19
Jules Notebook

By Jules6 Author’s Notes:   This is just a little fill in story meant to take place at beginning of second season over who gets the top bunk in Lucas’s quarters and the crew members trying to work each other out within the start of a new tour of duty. Some of the crew are there […]

27 May 19
Great Books Guy

Don Quixote (1955) by Pablo Picasso In the ancient quarrel between poetry and philosophy, the poets claim to be the true educators of virtue. Their claim is of the superior power of poetry to impel people to do great things, and who can disagree? Where would the Venus de Milo or the Sistine Chapel be […]

27 May 19
Myanmar Ethnic Rohingyas Human Rights Organization Malaysia (MERHROM)

source by : https://www.burmalink.org/joint-statement-rohingya-communities-reject-arakan-rohingya-union-and-its-head-dr-wakar-uddin/ 28 Rohingya Organizations | September 25, 2018 We are deeply dismayed by the openly anti-International Criminal Court (ICC) view expressed by Dr. Wakar Uddin, the Director-General of the Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU), in his Burmese language interview with the Voice of America, on 23 September. In his words, “the ICC is […]

27 May 19
New To Hip Hop

Overall Rating and Impression: 9.5/10 Conceived during West’s self-imposed exile following the 2009 VMA incidentand further influenced by his deteriorating relationship with model Amber Rose, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is a genre-bending masterpiece that explores the darker sides of celebrity, fame, and love. The album was widely acclaimed by both fans and critics; it received […]

27 May 19
In the Dust of the Rabbi

Here I am, a week after finishing my first year of seminary writing to try and encompass the past 9 months. Well, I did it! It was not always pretty or perfect (nothing ever is), but it is done. I knew there was a life after Bethel, after track, after I left the Midwest, but […]

27 May 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

Pope Francis has compared abortion to ‘hiring a hitman’ during a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference.  Abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, Pope Francis said during a pro-life conference held in the Vatican this morning.   He urged doctors and priests to support families to carry all pregnancies to […]

27 May 19
The Black Narcissus

                  The D is something of a dandy, and recently we re-discovered that we even had a perfume of that name in the collection that we had totally forgotten about :  “Arsene Lupin – Le Dandy” (a bit of a mouthful ), but which is also a […]

26 May 19
the reproach of Christ

Here’s a common question in salvation theology. The Church teaches, correctly and truly, that a person who dies unrepentant from even a single actual mortal sin will have eternal punishment in Hell. Why should the punishment for a single actual mortal sin be eternal? That seems unfair. The WRONG answer goes something like this: One […]

26 May 19
Chemiotics II

Tomorrow is memorial day, so it’s time for some stories about how various wars have affected family and friends. First a still living 92 year old vet I met at Harvard Graduate Alumni day a few years ago.  He piloted a landing craft at the Normandy invasion.  After the war he entered Harvard Law, didn’t […]

26 May 19
fox8.com

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. Speaking to a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference, Francis said the opposition to abortion isn’t a religious issue but […]

26 May 19
Cinema Jadoo

Hunterwali Wadia Brothers (1935) Director: Homi Wadia Producer: J.B.H. Wadia Music: Master Mohammad Cast: Fearless Nadia, Sharifa, Boman Shroff, John Cawas, Gulshan, Master Mohammad, Sayani Atish, Minoo the Mystic, Master Jaidev, Munchi Thoothi, Bashir, Horse Punjab. Plot: Victimized by Ranmal (Sayani Aiths), the treacherous prime minister, Krishnavati (Sharifa) and her brother, Satyesh, come to the […]

26 May 19
House of Satire

Among the many people of Agrabah lives a thief named Aladdin. Except, he doesn’t steal for fun; rather, he does so to survive.

26 May 19
Forsaken Moonlight

Zhen Wei Pavilion’s front hall was full of people, but strangely silent.  Everyone held their breath watching the figure behind the bead curtain, looking forward to another feast to the ears.                   Lan You Nian’s eyes swept over the guests in the hall through the curtain beads and noticed the several men sitting at the […]

26 May 19
America for Us

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony  UN News His term’s up. But Afghanistan’s president is defying critics to stay put and run for re-election in the fall.  The Washington Post Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban  Reuters Taliban’s Spring Offensive Has Failed: Khalid  TOLOnews Afghan forces mistakenly […]