Dan's Blog – August 2009 Archive (17)

Married pastor faked kidnapping to visit girlfriend

Wikler Moran-Mora's been charged with filing a false police report.





TAMPA, FL -- A Hillsborough County pastor faked his kidnapping so he could cheat on his wife without getting caught, Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies said.



According to deputies Wikler Moran-Mora, pastor of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Reform, texted his wife Tuesday night that he had been kidnapped, but she should not to panic or worry. After several… Continue

Added by Dan on August 27, 2009 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

"Remember your leaders, ..."

I just had to post a blog about this verse;



"Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.' (Hebrews 13v7)"



Below are a couple of "leaders" that xtains should consider "the outcome of their way of life". I would love to see who else you all can find to post.…



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Added by Dan on August 27, 2009 at 1:22am — 3 Comments

10 Gruesome Bible Scenes Recreated in Lego

Please read my note at the end of the article~Dan

10 Gruesome Bible Scenes Recreated in Lego

Some people think the bible is a stuffy old book full of boring stories about Saints.

You might be surprised to learn how Gory some of the stories in the bible really are!

David kills 200 men and removes their foreskins…

David Kills 200 men

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Added by Dan on August 27, 2009 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

Fla. students' shirts: 'Islam is of the Devil'

The t-shirts were printed by a local church which says its message more important than education (Courtesy of Gainesville Sun)
The t-shirts were printed by a local church which says its message more important than education (Courtesy of Gainesville Sun)…
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Added by Dan on August 26, 2009 at 1:03pm — 18 Comments

Canadian scientist aims to turn chickens into dinosaurs

After years spent hunting for the buried remains of prehistoric animals, a Canadian paleontologist now plans to manipulate chicken embryos to show he can create a dinosaur.





Hans Larsson, the Canada Research Chair in Macro Evolution at Montreal's McGill University, said he aims to develop dinosaur traits that disappeared millions of years ago in birds.



Larsson believes by flipping certain genetic levers during a chicken… Continue

Added by Dan on August 26, 2009 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Senator Edward Kennedy dies at 77

Senator Edward Kennedy dies at 77…









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Added by Dan on August 26, 2009 at 3:46am — 2 Comments

The Law: Can Atheists Be Parents?

This article was originally published in TIME magazine Monday, Dec. 07, 1970





The Law: Can Atheists Be Parents?

Monday, Dec. 07, 1970








After six years of childless marriage, John and Cynthia Burke of Newark decided to adopt a baby boy through a state agency. Since the Burkes were young, scandal-free and solvent, they had no trouble with the New Jersey Bureau of Children's Services—until investigators came to the line on the application that… Continue

Added by Dan on August 23, 2009 at 5:11am — 12 Comments

Science ponders 'zombie attack'

Science ponders 'zombie attack'

By Pallab Ghosh

Zombie from I Spit on Your Rave (PA)





Science correspondent, BBC News



There has been a revival of the zombie film in recent years

If zombies actually existed, an attack by them would lead to the collapse of civilisation unless dealt with quickly and aggressively.

That is the conclusion of a mathematical exercise carried out by researchers in…

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Added by Dan on August 18, 2009 at 9:35pm — 2 Comments

14 South Florida Catholic Churches to Close

14 South Florida Catholic Churches to Close









DANIA BEACH | South Florida church members are mourning after the Archdiocese of Miami says it’s closing 14 congregations.



Rev. Thomas Pohto told his Dania Beach congregation that he was numb after hearing that his church was among the ones closing.



The congregations are slated to merge with existing parishes by Oct. 1.



Archbishop John Favalora said… Continue

Added by Dan on August 17, 2009 at 7:59am — 4 Comments

Something nice for me to wake up to...


Joy for the hurricane season. I fell asleep with Ana and Bill out in the Atlantic, and wake up with another forming on my doorstep.

Added by Dan on August 16, 2009 at 7:25am — 2 Comments

City Blocks 'In God We Trust' Logo Campaign

[ KISSIMMEE, FL ]

City Blocks 'In God We Trust' Logo Campaign





Kissimmee officials have blocked an effort to add "In God We Trust" to the city logo, saying the campaign brought too much negative attention.



Commissioner Art Otero proposed the idea because he feels the country is becoming too liberal on things like homosexuality, abortion and marijuana.



The City Commission withdrew the possible change last week.… Continue

Added by Dan on August 9, 2009 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

Extinction hits 'whole families'

Extinction hits 'whole families'
Shells (Rowan Lockwood)
The fossil record of marine bivalves dates back to the Jurassic period

Whole "chunks of life" are lost in extinction events, as related species vanish together, say scientists.

A study in the journal Science shows that extinctions tend…

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Added by Dan on August 8, 2009 at 3:16pm — 2 Comments

Clever rooks repeat ancient fable

Clever rooks repeat ancient fable

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8181233.stm…





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Added by Dan on August 7, 2009 at 7:51am — 5 Comments

Dinosaur Creationism Theme Park Seized By The Government

Dinosaur Creationism Theme Park Seized By The Government 9:00 AM on Wed Aug 5 2009,



You'd think that dinosaur-loving creationists would be law-abiding citizens. Not so. Last week a South Carolina judge ordered the government to seize control of Dinosaur Adventure…

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Added by Dan on August 6, 2009 at 7:11am — 3 Comments

History of 'In God We Trust'

Why couldn't they have left well enough alone...



History of 'In God We Trust'





Below is a listing by denomination of the first production and delivery dates for currency bearing IN GOD WE TRUST:

DENOMINATION PRODUCTION DELIVERY

$1 Federal Reserve Note February 12, 1964 March 11, 1964

$5 United States Note January 23, 1964 March 2, 1964

$5 Federal Reserve Note July 31, 1964 September 16,…
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Added by Dan on August 5, 2009 at 3:56pm — 2 Comments

My Pet Peeve, a re-post



Original Post ; http://www.thinkatheist.com/profiles/blogs/i-have-an-idea



It's cool that you have a blog on a different site and all, I might even enjoy reading it.



What I don't like is seeing a blind link to a random site with a message saying "here's my blog" in a blog post.



How about posting what it's about, or an article from it?? I am not going to click on a link just because you say it's your…
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Added by Dan on August 5, 2009 at 2:00am — 10 Comments

US man 'killed child by praying'

US man 'killed child by praying'

Dale Neumann during his trial in Wausau Wisconsin, 28 July 2009
Dale Neumann faces up to 25 years in prison


A US jury has found a man guilty of killing his ill 11-year-old daughter by praying for her recovery rather than seeking medical care.

The man, Dale Neumann, told a court in the state of…

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Added by Dan on August 1, 2009 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

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