Archive for January 6th, 2013

January 6th, 2013 - 4:47 pm § in Christianity, Misc.

A Search For The Messiah

So far, the earliest Jewish reference to the Messiah that I’ve found reads “The Messiah exalted by the First Isaiah (c. 740-700 BCE) had been specifically the young king of Judah of that time, Hezekiah (727-698 BCE).”  As this was well before Plato [428-348 BCE], who briefly specu[...]

January 6th, 2013 - 11:20 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Assad hangs tough.

Syria’s Assad rejects dialogue with ‘puppet’ opposition Mohammed al-Zawahiri denies humanitarian visit, arrest in Syria Opponents of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismissed with scorn what he described as a new initiative on Sunday to end the war in Syria. The opposition[...]

January 6th, 2013 - 11:11 am § in America, Hypocrisy

Mitch McConnel Sucks His Fist: No Taxes Mommy

“I’m in favor of doing tax reform,” he said, “but I think tax reform ought to be revenue-neutral as it was back during the Reagan years. We’ve resolved this issue. Look, we don’t have this problem because we tax too little. We have it because we spend way, way too much.” Hi[...]

January 6th, 2013 - 4:09 am § in Misc.

My Take on an Ad

Based on an Ad at the The Daily Caller  [...]

January 6th, 2013 - 3:19 am § in Religion


A friend recently challenged me to discuss the concept of Jesus as a Messiah.  Of course, as a Jew and the son of a liberator of Buchenwald,  and as someone acutely aware of the millions of people tortured and slaughtered in the name of Jesus. I have trouble taking this on. In unprejudiced manner[...]

January 6th, 2013 - 12:25 am § in Misc.

Politics with parties: Rationalist Israelis propose moderate/left alliance

from Vos Ist Neias Israel – Three Israeli parties on Saturday proposed forming a center-left opposition bloc to try to topple conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the January 22 election, but disagreements over the terms suggested any pact could be elusive. Former foreign minister[...]