Month: April 2012

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My Father’s Pedestal

Last weekend, I decided to visit my uncle’s church for Men’s Bible Study.  It had been a few months since I had seen anyone in my father’s family, so I figured it was about time I make an appearance.  However, I am always a bit ambivalent about attending this Bible Study.  It feels awkward. The first time I attended this… Read more →

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Adsense Mishap

In case you didn’t know, I use Google Adsense to help me to cover expenses for this site.  However, I really didn’t pay much attention to the kind of ads that were being displayed on this site until tonight when I realized that I had been inadvertently promoting the Presidential campaign of Mitt Romney.  As you are well aware, Mitt… Read more →

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You Snooze, You Lose

A few years ago, I was stranded in my apartment during a blizzard when I received a phone call from my frat brother.  I figured this was something important since we typically text.  Sure enough, he was calling to tell me about this singer he had met.  She had performed at his university earlier in the night and he was… Read more →

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Gingrich is Headed Out

The New York Times is reporting that Newt Gingrich will be ending his presidential campaign within the next week.  This could be one of the smartest decisions that Gingrich as made in a long time.  On Tuesday night, he placed last in the Pennsylvania primaries and he has been trailing frontrunner Mitt Romney in the overall delegate count for some… Read more →

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Romney’s Troubles

Senator Mitt Romney swept in both the Pennsylvania and Delaware primary elections last night just as analysts expected.  However, something unusual occurred during the Pennsylvania election that is worth discussing–former Senator Rick Santorum placed second in Pennsylvania.  Normally, such results would be disturbing for the Santorum camp.  After all, Presidential candidates want to win.  Still, placing second is not bad… Read more →

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Young, Gifted, and Blocked

A few years ago, I had a pivotal role in the planning process for a youth conference at my old church.  Although there were several people on the committee, the majority of the work ended up falling on me, my frat brother who was in town for an internship, and my little brother-in-the-ministry (who at the time was still training… Read more →

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Zimmerman Released

News outlets are reporting that George Zimmerman was released at around midnight after his father put up the necessary $15,000.  This has been expected ever since he issued that weak apology a few days ago.  Hopefully, this is not an indication of things to come.  After all, George Zimmerman murdered an unarmed 17-year-old.  At the same time, this case has… Read more →