I came across this on the website http://www.canoe.ca,.
The scene is a Hollywood movie studio boardroom. S.H., the studio head, is probing his staff for some "blockbuster movie ideas".
"S.H. (reading aloud): Holy Bible. (shrugs) Doesn't ring a bell."
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Added by Boatman on November 12, 2011 at 7:57am — No Comments
From the "Detroit Free Press"-
"The Michigan Senate passed legislation Wednesday that requires school districts to develop anti-bullying policies, but the father of the boy for whom the bill is named says he has strong objections to language inserted at the last minute.
One of the reforms will require school districts to have procedures in place to address bullying complaints. But the bill now also has language that says requirements don't "prohibit a statement of a…Continue
.....but I see the bucolic East Coast is not immune.
A local evangelical church is featured in "Halifax Magazine", a free add-in to the local Sunday paper.
From the article-
"He (Russ Conway, the pastor) initially says a gay person would be welcome within the church, but when pressed acknowledges that unless they wanted to become straight they would not be welcome."
And I'll give you the last three paragraphs (or what I feel is…Continue
Added by Boatman on October 2, 2011 at 9:07am — No Comments
Any comments on this story from the Deep South?
Judge tells offenders to go to jail or church
By QMI Agency
Go to jail or go to church for a year.
That's the unique option being offered to non-violent offenders in a southern Alabama town.
According to The News Tribune, the city judge in Bay Minette will let misdemeanour offenders choose to work off their sentences in jail and pay a fine or go to church every Sunday for a…Continue
This morning, as a serving member of my countrys' Navy, I participated in "Ceremonial Divisions", a formal parade where a visiting dignitary inspects the troops, medals are awarded, speeches are made. At one point during "Divvies", we are ordered to "Remove Headdress" while the School Chaplain recites a prayer.
Anyone have an opinion on what is essentially being ordered to participate in a prayer? While I direct this question to serving or former members of the Armed…Continue