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October 15th, 2017 - 10:22 pm § in America

SUNDAY REVELATIONS:

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October 15th, 2017 - 6:16 pm § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS

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October 15th, 2017 - 3:29 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

What to expect from Trump’s appointment of a Fed chair

The Federal Reserve has enormous influence over the economy and financial markets. Most observers think it’s possible, but unlikely, that President Trump will reappoint Janet Yellen to another 5-year term as Federal Reserve chair when her current term expires in February 2018. Here’s who[...]

October 15th, 2017 - 12:33 pm § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

What is a Nakba and When Was The First Nakba in Palestine?

Nakba Day is generally commemorated by Fatah, Hamas, and pro Palestinan groups like PCS.  It occurs on 15 May, the day after the Gregorian calendar date for Israeli Independence Day. For the Palestinians it is an annual day of commemoration of the displacement that preceded and followed the Israeli[...]

October 15th, 2017 - 9:12 am § in Misc.

Do Westworld’s Robots Poop?

Why Is HBO Refusing To Deny That Westworld’s Robots Poop?  Ashley Feinberg HBO’s Westworld, the haunting tale of what can happen when cowboy sex robots go awry, spent its first season unwrapping many of the mysteries that so captivated its audience—save, that is, the question that has tor[...]

October 15th, 2017 - 8:04 am § in Hypocrisy

Castro on Tobacco

Fidel Castro: My Life: A Spoken Autobiography  “Well, everyone knows that historically we’ve been a tobacco producer for over 500 years; it was a product native to this island, cultivated and consumed here when Columbus arrived and ‘discovered’ us, and our tobacco. We can’t give it up[...]

October 15th, 2017 - 7:37 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS:

Rick DeWitt (Facebook) Human interpretations of Biblical events are fallible. Trent Latta (Facebook) In 1644 the Roman King, Cezzanio, decreed that nude artistry that lacked belly buttons was “beastly” and “against God’s will.” As such, he ordered that little tiny b[...]

October 15th, 2017 - 1:58 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS; The blood of Christ

 Facebook  Dorothy Cole Domrzalski Okay fellow Catholics: I am accustomed to receiving the Eucharist in both body (wafer) and blood (wine.) For a few months they have been running out of wine before the choir gets to communion. (We sing first.) Which is more respectful: (1) to receive communion an[...]