"Televangelist Pat Robertson mused yesterday on his television show "The
700 Club" that the U.S. could save time and money by assassinating
Venezuelan president and Bush critic Hugo Chavez. "We have the ability
to take him out, and I think the time has come that we exercise that
ability," Robertson said.
"We don't need another $200 billion war to
get rid of one, you know, strong-arm dictator. It's a whole lot easier
to have some of the covert operatives do the job and then get it over
with." Not exactly the gospel, is it?"
" According to an account in the Baltimore
Sun, 57-year-old Mike Bolesta was shocked to find himself taken to the Baltimore
County lockup in Cockeysville, Md., where he was handcuffed to a pole for three
hours while the U.S. Secret Service was called to weigh in on the case. After
Best Buy personnel reportedly told Bolesta he would not be charged for the
installation of a stereo in his son's car, he received a call from the store
saying it was in fact charging him the fee. As a means of protest, Bolesta
decided to pay the $114 bill using 57 crisp, new $2
bills. According to the Sun report, the
police arrest report noted one employee noticed some smearing of ink on the
bills. That's when the cops were called. One officer reportedly noticed the
bills ran in sequential order. Secret Service
agent Leigh Turner eventually arrived and declared the bills legitimate, adding,
according to the police report, "Sometimes ink on money can
Chris, over at paradoxology,has an amazing post raising some serious questions. It has sparked a deluge of comments, which is pretty common at his site. Its about whether or not America is generous enough or not when it comes to giving to other nations in need.
This flash mini movie/cartoon is getting so many hits. I have personally seen it on both Jay Leno and Good Day Live (Fox). It makes fun of both Bush and Kerry, and everyone in between! This is recommended for those with high speed connection only, b/c it takes a LONG time to load, but is well worth it!
Christianity is becoming a minority faith in Europe, as church attendance falls, the clergy ages, and scandals and harsh doctrine drive people away. But the faith is reappearing — and thriving — in all sorts of unexpected places.