I ask the question because when I debate funding with my Canadian family for the Canadian public broadcasting service (the CBC), it’s often asserted that the government should fund public broadcasting so that it can give the people impartial information. Now, for the moment we’ll assume that it is possible to have impartial information. Even […]
Suicide: It’s apparently a wonderful human possibility. I’m with Ruth Gledhill on this one. Politics: North Korea claims to have put a satellite in orbit. U.S. and South Korea dispute the claim. What does this mean? Not much of anything. Journalism: I so love when words seem to give more information than they actually do.
Islam: Geert Wilders finally releases his openly anti-Islamic film. Oil: The price of oil goes up to $107 US. I’m glad I don’t own a car. Catholicism: Americans ask: Who’s this Pope Benedict guy anyway? Culture: Does virtual worship actually draw people into the physical Church buildings? Journalism: Apparently good news is no news on […]
If you like me actually doing these things, thank Newfoundland weather. :-) Homeschooling: An LA Times editorial sees Homeschooling as elitist and illiberal (avoid snickering here). Al Mohler responds. Martyrdom: The Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Iraq is found dead. Separated at Birth: Irish Calvinist finds out that Ray Comfort (Way of the Master) bears an […]
Neighbour rage: In Italy a trial begins for those accused of killing their neighbours because of too much noise. Shocker: After several deaths in Canada due to tasers, a study finds that they may not be safe. Christianity: The Associated Press finally notices the Christian bestseller “Blue Like Jazz” Caveat: If you wrestle in Jello, […]