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Lorin Olsen has been shared in 43 public circles

AuthorFollowersDateUsers in CircleCommentsReshares+1Links
Ryan Ramboza265please share and gi 1+ an this circle,thank you for sharing2015-05-02 00:56:31500006
Affifah Humaira84please share this circle2015-04-30 15:57:12499000
Becky Collins18,073Most engaging android smartphone & tablet users Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-10-25 09:06:204932112
Lo Sauer563One of the finest Android users in this circle with great personalities  in it. I added my favorites, and  the circle includes many shared by +Tony Simons . Count me in :) #Android #mobile #circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing #followers #social2013-11-07 18:39:32499218
J.T. Smith40These are all people I was recommended to follow! They are currently in my Temporary circle, and I'll follow them permanently based on their engagement with me in the next day or so! #circleshare    #sharedcircles   #publiccircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circlemaster   #circle   #addmetoyourcircles   #addmetocircles   #addmenow   #addmepleasethanks  2013-10-19 19:57:21492207
Jonha Revesencio0A list of some of the must-follow programmers and geeks on Google+ #sharedcircles   #publicsharedcircles   #geeksongoogle  2013-09-13 15:45:18250000
Markos Giannopoulos5,491Geeks rule! // +CircleCount has added a new tag system (see announcement here http://bit.ly/15XaDov). Thousands of profiles have been tagged already, so here are the top (by number of followers) geek-tagged plussers (full list at http://bit.ly/134FoFN) The top ten: 1) +Robert Scoble 2) +Amanda Blain 3) +Darya Pino Rose 4) +Michelle Marie 5) +Brian Matiash 6) +Wick Sakit 7) +Joe Azure 8) +Keith Barrett 9) +Derek Ross 10) +Ahmed Zeeshan  For other rankings see also - Most popular geeks by comments/+1's/shares http://bit.ly/16SAddw- Most engaging geeks http://bit.ly/15XdZYm #circleshare   #circlesunday   #geeks  2013-07-21 15:19:0049018312
Tony Simons35,934Time to blow up a few inboxesIt's Friday, so I figured I'd kick off another one of my famous Android circle shares. Here are 500 of the most engaging Android smartphone and tablet users on +Google+.If you are a new user, this is your one-stop shop for all things Android. Please feel free to add these fine folks, as they will surely make your experience here 10x better than it already was.If you were notified, you're in -- you know what to do!Keep calm and mash those +1 button and reshare buttons!Happy Friday, kiddos! Don't do anything I wouldn't do (without posting pics).2013-06-21 18:10:2950010058150
Tony Simons35,543The Mother of All Android CirclesIn an attempt to clean up my circles, I've combined all of my nearest and dearest Android "Circlees" into one mega circle.Here the are; all 500 of them!Add these fine folks, and make sure to say hello! They will certainly brighten up your stream!If you were notified, that means you're in. Would you be so kind as to +1 and reshare this thread? Let's get the ball rolling on Circle #2!2013-05-25 19:59:1250010791200
CircleCount52,441The people who have voted on our first pollCheck out the people who have voted on our first poll on CircleCount (http://www.circlecount.com/poll/1).Why are these people interesting? Because they are active! ;)We had a very good discussion with +Richard Hoefer and +Bearman Cartoons here: https://plus.google.com/+CircleCount/posts/AMbHGT3Qu1m and one idea was to feature a special group of people and not only the most followed or most engaging ones.I think this circle is not really what +Richard Hoefer meant, but it goes hopefully in the right direction ;)We like such unusual shared circles, since these people didn't act because we have offered to share them in a circle afterwards. They just did/voted/reviewed! ;)A year ago we have already shared a circle like this with the people who have written a review for our Chrome Extension:https://plus.google.com/+CircleCount/posts/6WCpwBTQxKj2013-04-19 10:25:26165772972
Cliff Wade8,116This is my Android #2 circle. Again, most of these folks should be quite active. I recommend you circle everyone in this circle and the one I shared previously. Again, this is per a request by +Jesse Wojdylo And if you wish to be added to an Android circle, please comment and let me know.2012-11-19 22:06:24277312
Bike Commuter Cabal357Hey gang, the +Bike Commuter Cabal has more than doubled in size since the Trend the Bike Commuter Cabal event, time to get to know our new kits, I have requests from +Chris Davies and a couple of others to share the circle so here you go, these are your bike commuters and fanboys.For those that do not know who we are, the Bike Commuter Cabal is a loose international confederation of utility cyclists, people who ride their bikes to work, to the store, for getting around, or even just wish you could.Circle us up and join the society.2012-11-03 01:34:44347419
Tony Simons13,680Oh you thought I was done, huh?Think again!Here's round 3 of my MUST ADD Android pages and profiles!If you were notified, that means you're included. You don't have to reshare this post, but it would be great if you did.If you're not in this circle, don't fret. I'll be sharing the rest of them throughout the day/night today. If I have you circled already, odds are you're already in one of them. (I keep 'em to 100 people max to avoid having daily add limit issues)If I don't already have you circled, and you'd like to be included, all you have to do is reshare this post publicly. The more exposure the better, right?Thanks to all for making these awesome#CircleShares possible. Without you, I'd probably still be stuck on Twittter. Thank you for that.2012-10-07 23:03:039811820
Thomas Power32,090some great people to get to know worldwide in this Circle feel free to share2012-09-12 13:56:165019222
Tony Simons12,692And then there's part 3 of my Android circles...Don't forget to add these fine folks!2012-08-30 06:40:241008114
Cliff Wade7,170This is my Android circle #2 for #FollowFriday . Everyone needs to follow these folks because they are awesome and of course because they are Android folks! :) 2012-08-24 15:02:58246423
Randy Culler3,593This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheday #circlecount2012-08-10 13:25:23139404
Randy Culler3,511This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheday #circlecount2012-08-03 19:29:01138001
Randy Culler3,055This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheday #circlecount  2012-07-26 17:02:48134414
Jeff Jockisch18,43275 Non-GhostsI haven't done a circle share recently to let you know who I'm interacting with a lot.  This is half of my top 150 most relevant.  I couldn't stop at 50 or 100 -- too many good people here :)  Look for the other half of the 150 most relevant share as *75 Non-Idiots*2012-07-25 01:41:037532632
Chris Cota0Thanks +Tony Simons Fellow Android fanatics! #snowballcircleIt has been a while since I've shared one of my cherry-picked, curated circles, hasn't it? I've managed to fill my third Android circle now and I figured it's time to give these fine folks the royal treatment!These are 100 of the most active people on +Google+ who are a part of the Android Community. Feel free to add them all and re-share this circle, as they are a great bunch of people, who love to engage and talk about #Android .If you were notified, that means you made the cut. It's not mandatory, but I'd definitely appreciate a re-share of this circle.Without further adieu, let's #PlusBang these fine folks' notifications and let them know why G+ is the place to be!2012-07-19 17:22:33102201
Tony Simons11,717Fellow Android fanatics!It has been a while since I've shared one of my cherry-picked, curated circles, hasn't it? I've managed to fill my third Android circle now and I figured it's time to give these fine folks the royal treatment!These are 100 of the most active people on +Google+ who are a part of the Android Community. Feel free to add them all and re-share this circle, as they are a great bunch of people, who love to engage and talk about #Android .If you were notified, that means you made the cut. It's not mandatory, but I'd definitely appreciate a re-share of this circle.Without further adieu, let's #PlusBang these fine folks' notifications and let them know why G+ is the place to be!2012-07-19 17:15:36100221326
Randy Culler2,573This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare2012-07-12 11:02:34127011
Richard Frost6,866Babylon 5 Fans CircleIts been awhile since I shared my Babylon 5 Fans Circle.. over 240 members strong now..  enjoy.. If you want to be in it just message me If you were added and want to be removed - I apologise and I will remove you from the circle.Enjoy   #babylon5   #babylon5fans  2012-07-04 18:15:522442319
David D. Stanton5,770Here is my Geek's Circle: (Note I have just cleaned my G+ to try to remove inactive users.) Enjoy! 2012-06-25 08:47:49501012
Randy Culler2,204This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare #publiccircles #circlecount #publicsharedcircles2012-06-21 11:00:06126512
Randy Culler2,170This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop a comment if you'd like to be included #kindlefire #circleshare #publiccircles #circlecount #publicsharedcircles  2012-06-16 12:54:28116412
J J Esquire1,890I haven't shared this circle in a while...It's full of #babylon5 fans and includes +Patricia Tallman (verified). If you aren't a part of this circle, and you would like to be, please let me know and I will add you. 2012-06-06 22:36:26176903
Randy Culler2,107This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included#kindlefire #circleshare2012-06-01 10:35:221091035
Randy Culler1,951This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop a comment if you'd like to be included #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #circlecount #kindlefire2012-05-12 12:26:03102503
Richard Law2,521This circle was originally shared by +Jack C Crawford as his Great Interacters circle. He was right; it's one of my favorite circles. #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles2012-04-29 14:19:54183313
Randy Culler1,833This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included #circleshare #kindlefire #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles2012-04-26 10:43:0399001
Randy Culler1,612This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included #circleshare #kindlefire #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles2012-04-13 10:59:2696800
Randy Culler1,320This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included #kindlefire #circleshare2012-03-30 10:58:5283502
Randy Culler1,152This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included2012-03-15 17:01:00741001
Randy Culler902This is my shared circle of #kindlefire users. Comment if you'd like to be included.+Shared Circles on G+ +Shared Circles Google+2012-02-04 14:02:4462301
Randy Culler843This is my shared circle of Kindle Fire users. Drop me a comment if you'd like to be included2012-01-27 12:07:2552011
Richard Frost5,923Its that time again where I share my curated Babylon 5 Fans circle..to the world to find more fans.. if you are a fan and you are not in this circle please add a comment to the post to request to be added.#b5fancircle2012-01-21 21:42:491562514
Randy Culler790This is my shared circle of #kindlefire users. Comment if you'd like to be included2012-01-15 14:05:1946000
Marius Voila183+Chris Porter Yes, you're right sorry about that...I'm correcting that right nowMarius Voilă shared a circle with you.2011-10-20 12:13:24500630
Robert Scoble161,698A circle of geeks (part I). Here's almost 1,000 active geeks. Programmers, developers, and highly technical people. Here's A-K.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-10-12 03:14:05493806964
Robert Scoble141,470This is another of my circles. This one is of programmers/developers and highly technical folks. I usually call this my "geek" circle. Unfortunately this one usually has 900+ in it, but using this new "share circles" feature I can only share 250. How it picks the 250 no one knows, but anyway this will be a fun starting place. I guess sometime soon I'll split up my circles into batches of 250 and share the whole thing.Hope you enjoy these.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 09:59:4925010583120
Robert Scoble141,470Here's 250 tech executives and entrepreneurs. Sorry, I can't share my entire circle with you. My circle has 534 members in it, so you aren't seeing half a circle. Hope you enjoy these circles.Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 04:34:582509066128

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2015-05-21 16:20:10 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

For those who thought that Rand Paul's filibuster was ludicrous, then consider this...

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2015-05-18 11:58:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

You are valued!

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2015-05-22 14:31:40 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

He must weigh more than a duck!

He must weigh more than a duck!___

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2015-05-22 14:25:36 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Does anyone still wonder why Senator Rand Paul conducted a filibuster of the Patriot Act re-authorization bill?

Does anyone still wonder why Senator Rand Paul conducted a filibuster of the Patriot Act re-authorization bill?___

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2015-05-21 20:17:19 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

FTW!

What has Wil Wheaton AND Karen Gillan?  This video, that's what has them.  

Libertalia: Seth Green, Karen Gillan, and Clare G…: http://youtu.be/cdGQ4npIzfI___FTW!

What has Wil Wheaton AND Karen Gillan?  This video, that's what has them.  

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2015-05-21 16:20:10 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

For those who thought that Rand Paul's filibuster was ludicrous, then consider this...

For those who thought that Rand Paul's filibuster was ludicrous, then consider this...___

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2015-05-21 12:11:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

#Truth

This pretty much sums it up. ___#Truth

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2015-05-19 18:05:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Persecution is not new. But when it comes to our shores, we should tremble.

We are not prepared for the horror that is spreading across the globe. I pray that we will prosecute those responsible for these heinous crimes to the fullest extent of the law.

Persecution is not new. But when it comes to our shores, we should tremble.

We are not prepared for the horror that is spreading across the globe. I pray that we will prosecute those responsible for these heinous crimes to the fullest extent of the law.___

2015-05-19 17:13:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

How do you know that the Bible is the inspired Word of God?

These were the words from a friend of mine.

I must note that I felt under-prepared to answer such a deep and meaningful question.  Since I don't rely solely upon an external and human agency (e.g., the Catholic Church or the Book of Common Prayer), I can't just reach for a document to generate a prepared response.  So what did I do?  I settled myself down.  And then I asked the Holy Spirit to assist me in formulating a response.  I will not be so bold as to say that this is His response.  That would be presumptuous - if not sinful.  Instead, I hope that His Spirit has guided my thoughts.

How do you know that the Bible is the inspired Word of God?

I don't know that empirically - nor do you or your ecclesiastical authorities.  However, here is why I trust the Bible.

-The Bib... more »

How do you know that the Bible is the inspired Word of God?

These were the words from a friend of mine.

I must note that I felt under-prepared to answer such a deep and meaningful question.  Since I don't rely solely upon an external and human agency (e.g., the Catholic Church or the Book of Common Prayer), I can't just reach for a document to generate a prepared response.  So what did I do?  I settled myself down.  And then I asked the Holy Spirit to assist me in formulating a response.  I will not be so bold as to say that this is His response.  That would be presumptuous - if not sinful.  Instead, I hope that His Spirit has guided my thoughts.

How do you know that the Bible is the inspired Word of God?

I don't know that empirically - nor do you or your ecclesiastical authorities.  However, here is why I trust the Bible.

- The Bible is historically trustworthy.  It is one of the very best sourced books from antiquity.  And the Old and New Testaments can be traced to good source material - if not original (or directly transcribed) texts.  And when archaeological evidence is uncovered, it invariably supports the Word of God.

- The Bible is internally consistent.  The Bible does not contradict itself.  In the sixty-six books of canon (that I support), forty distinct authors penned the thoughts that God had given to them.  And in all of that diversity, there is no sustainable contradiction.  

- The practical teaching of the Bible are consistent with the practical advice from learned people of many (if not all) faiths.  

- The Bible does not merely feed our ids, egos or superegos.  It inspires us, yes.  But it also chastens us.  The Bible is a wholly reasonable standard upon which we can model our lives.  

- The Bible is consistent with man's behavior - both the mundane and the sublime.  It accurately describes our fallen state.  And it accurately highlights the fact that no matter how good we may be, we cannot will ourselves to be perfect.  

- The Bible accurately describes how our personal choices have alienated us from our heavenly Father - who is perfect and without blemish.  This dichotomy is why we need a Savior.  For us to enter into God's presence, God Himself needed to intervene in order to accept us - and to transmute us.

- The words of the Bible are a foundation upon which lives (and societies) can be built.  

I do not know that the Bible is the inspired Word of God.  But I trust the Bible.  I trusted its teaching when I first met my Savior.  And neither it nor He have ever let me down.  It is my means of understanding who my Savior is.  And I trust my Savior.  

And I know that Jesus trusted the Bible (i.e., the Old Testament) because He quoted it throughout His ministry.  If it was good enough for Jesus, it is good enough for me.

Finally, I believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God.  Here are some words that seem more compelling than my words would be on their own: Ultimately, above the human authors, the Bible was written by God. Second Timothy 3:16 tells us that the Bible was “breathed out” by God. God superintended the human authors of the Bible so that, while using their own writing styles and personalities, they still recorded exactly what God intended. (http://www.gotquestions.org/Bible-authors.html)

Do I believe this?  Yes, I do - without hesitation or mental reservation.  Should you believe it?  I would say that you should.  Do I know that this is true?  From my experience, everything in the Bible has proven itself to be honest, fair and trustworthy.  

If you want to see a good treatise concerning why you should trust the Bible, I would point you to Rick Warren's eloquent defense of it: http://www.christianpost.com/news/rick-warren-why-can-i-trust-the-bible-67791/

And for an even more in-depth analysis, I would recommend You Can Trust the Bible (by John MacArthur).  http://www.gty.org/resources/positions/P10/you-can-trust-the-bible___

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2015-05-19 00:29:40 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

And sometimes, you just have to move on.

And sometimes, you just have to move on.___

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2015-05-18 12:09:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Digita Vaticana Oculus is now open

With very little fanfare (until now) the Vatican Library is being digitized. This is wonderful news.

Visiting the Virtual Vatican Library

The first scanned images from an effort that's expected to take some 15 years. Some amazing stuff there.

(Of course, they won't be scanning the Super Secret Vatican Code Illuminati Templar Alien Visitor stuff ... but plenty of other cool manuscripts for them to share.)___Digita Vaticana Oculus is now open

With very little fanfare (until now) the Vatican Library is being digitized. This is wonderful news.

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2015-05-18 11:58:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

You are valued!

You are valued!___

2015-05-18 11:27:46 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Only God can forgive our sins against Him

This is one of the clearest examples of exegesis concerning John 20:23. God alone forgives our sins. But men can declare the truth of what God has already accomplished.

Only God can forgive our sins against Him

This is one of the clearest examples of exegesis concerning John 20:23. God alone forgives our sins. But men can declare the truth of what God has already accomplished.___

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2015-05-18 00:56:23 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Being a servant-leader is one of the best ways to show your love for your wife.

Being a servant-leader is one of the best ways to show your love for your wife.___

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2015-05-17 23:48:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Where you live can influence your marital status.

New data shows that growing up in some places, especially liberal ones, makes people less likely to marry. Growing up in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston or Washington makes people about 10% less likely to marry relative to the rest of the country. Interestingly, there is a strong correlation between political ideology and marriage. The more strongly a county voted Republican in the 2012 election, the more that growing up there generally encourages marriage.

#Marriage   #Maps   #UnitedStates   #NYTimes  ___Where you live can influence your marital status.

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2015-05-17 23:46:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Technology marches ever onward

Visualizing a 1 trillion-fold increase in computing power over six decades. A single Apple iPhone 5 has 2.7x the processing power (in flops) of the 1985 Cray-2 supercomputer. 

#Computers   #MooresLaw   #Intel   #Processing   #Flops  ___Technology marches ever onward

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2015-05-17 20:57:34 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

The storm last night gave me the time to finally rename all my television files

The process of converting a television show library to digital format is somewhat challenging.  First, you have to have rights to the content.  That comes either with the purchase of rotating media or with the license of content via purchase or subscription.  And if the content is ongoing content (in the form of a show that is currently airing), then you are doubly challenged as you have to find a way of getting that content off of a DVR or from a live stream.

After diddling with this for a long time, I've finally gotten everything organized and I've gotten all of my metadata properly loaded into the media files themselves.  So now it is time to pick a few files to watch tonight.  

From the list below, which do you think I should watch again?

The storm last night gave me the time to finally rename all my television files

The process of converting a television show library to digital format is somewhat challenging.  First, you have to have rights to the content.  That comes either with the purchase of rotating media or with the license of content via purchase or subscription.  And if the content is ongoing content (in the form of a show that is currently airing), then you are doubly challenged as you have to find a way of getting that content off of a DVR or from a live stream.

After diddling with this for a long time, I've finally gotten everything organized and I've gotten all of my metadata properly loaded into the media files themselves.  So now it is time to pick a few files to watch tonight.  

From the list below, which do you think I should watch again?___

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2015-05-16 00:47:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

I am so proud of the stand taken by House Republicans

I stand with them in their resolve to overturn the federal excesses of Roe v Wade. However, it breaks my heart that anyone thinks that life issues belong to any federal institution - whether legislative, executive, or judicial. After all, where is the enumerated power that let's any federal authority seize any citizen's right to life.

But my disappointment with federal overreach pales when compared to my disappointment in the moral bankruptcy of a government that defends anyone exercising a right to kill.

Bottom line: We give our pets more respect than we give our own children! Lord, forgive us and direct us - in peaceful opposition to this unconscionable Holocaust.

I am so proud of the stand taken by House Republicans

I stand with them in their resolve to overturn the federal excesses of Roe v Wade. However, it breaks my heart that anyone thinks that life issues belong to any federal institution - whether legislative, executive, or judicial. After all, where is the enumerated power that let's any federal authority seize any citizen's right to life.

But my disappointment with federal overreach pales when compared to my disappointment in the moral bankruptcy of a government that defends anyone exercising a right to kill.

Bottom line: We give our pets more respect than we give our own children! Lord, forgive us and direct us - in peaceful opposition to this unconscionable Holocaust.___

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2015-05-13 16:57:01 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

And here is an example of why I appreciate the separation of church and state.

So the Catholic church/state is going to recognize the Palestinian state.  And how is this not an endorsement of a group that is dedicated to destroying the nation of Israel?  

Please remember, Palestine did not exist until it was "recognized" by the British who "created" the nation/state in order to formally separate a warring family from its siblings.  Before then, Palestine was nothing more than a loosely confederated group nomadic and tribal leaders.  

I appreciate what the Pope is trying to do.  He is standing up for the disenfranchised peoples of the world.  And that is good.  But to support the state of Palestine is to support the Palestinian Authority and/or Hamas.  To recognize the current state of Palestine is to oppose the only democratic and moralnation ... more »

And here is an example of why I appreciate the separation of church and state.

So the Catholic church/state is going to recognize the Palestinian state.  And how is this not an endorsement of a group that is dedicated to destroying the nation of Israel?  

Please remember, Palestine did not exist until it was "recognized" by the British who "created" the nation/state in order to formally separate a warring family from its siblings.  Before then, Palestine was nothing more than a loosely confederated group nomadic and tribal leaders.  

I appreciate what the Pope is trying to do.  He is standing up for the disenfranchised peoples of the world.  And that is good.  But to support the state of Palestine is to support the Palestinian Authority and/or Hamas.  To recognize the current state of Palestine is to oppose the only democratic and moral nation in the Middle East.   

Pope Francis, please reconsider putting the moral weight of the Roman Catholic Church behind the egocentric and militaristic goals of a people that were never disenfranchised.  ___

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2015-05-13 15:24:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

There's no place like home!

Truly.  There is no place like Illinois.  And I thought I was movin' on up when I relocated from Kansas to the Chicago 'burbs.  I can't wait to see the improvements in law enforcement that these drones will bring.  Maybe they can fix the problems in the gang-infested multi-family dwellings down the street.  I can see just how the bangers will deal with this: they'll shoot the drones down.     

The #dronepolice  are coming to Illinois. ___There's no place like home!

Truly.  There is no place like Illinois.  And I thought I was movin' on up when I relocated from Kansas to the Chicago 'burbs.  I can't wait to see the improvements in law enforcement that these drones will bring.  Maybe they can fix the problems in the gang-infested multi-family dwellings down the street.  I can see just how the bangers will deal with this: they'll shoot the drones down.     

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2015-05-11 13:46:01 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

In a self-serving endorsement of their own meritorious conduct, the FCC has dismissed the recent challenge to its authority.

The next step - if it is to be pursued - may involve judicial review and/or legislative action.  Either way, there are enough challenges to this executive mandate that everyone can be assured of a long and drawn-out process.  Indeed, this might even result in an eventual review by SCOTUS.  Let's hope that this can be resolved before then.  Otherwise, the government will essentially be introducing new legislation by administrative fiat and then putting any and all challengers in a bureaucratic tar pit.

In a self-serving endorsement of their own meritorious conduct, the FCC has dismissed the recent challenge to its authority.

The next step - if it is to be pursued - may involve judicial review and/or legislative action.  Either way, there are enough challenges to this executive mandate that everyone can be assured of a long and drawn-out process.  Indeed, this might even result in an eventual review by SCOTUS.  Let's hope that this can be resolved before then.  Otherwise, the government will essentially be introducing new legislation by administrative fiat and then putting any and all challengers in a bureaucratic tar pit.___

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2015-05-10 22:42:43 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

On a dark and dreary day, I'm interspersing chores, corporate work, and binge-watching Firefly.  It loses nothing in the umpteenth viewing.

On a dark and dreary day, I'm interspersing chores, corporate work, and binge-watching Firefly.  It loses nothing in the umpteenth viewing.___

2015-05-10 14:15:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Prince: He still tries to make every song light, airy and peculiarly sexual.

<sarcasm>

You have to appreciate someone who sticks to the formula that worked for him decades ago.  And you have to dig the third-grade lyrics, "Ain't no justice when there ain't no peace."  Finally, you have to appreciate the erudite thinking that went into this modern anthem! Without Prince whispering in my ear, I might have thought that an intelligent conversation was on the verge of erupting.  Fortunately, we owe Prince our thanks for replacing meaningful dialog with vapid drivel.  Sir, you've been fighting relevance for over three decades.   Thanks for keeping up the good work.

</sarcasm>

Prince: He still tries to make every song light, airy and peculiarly sexual.

<sarcasm>

You have to appreciate someone who sticks to the formula that worked for him decades ago.  And you have to dig the third-grade lyrics, "Ain't no justice when there ain't no peace."  Finally, you have to appreciate the erudite thinking that went into this modern anthem! Without Prince whispering in my ear, I might have thought that an intelligent conversation was on the verge of erupting.  Fortunately, we owe Prince our thanks for replacing meaningful dialog with vapid drivel.  Sir, you've been fighting relevance for over three decades.   Thanks for keeping up the good work.

</sarcasm>___

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2015-05-08 14:52:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

This is so hilarious - and so discouraging.

Yes, the cartoon is tremendously funny.  And yet, Peggy Noonan's article is spot on regarding conflicts of interest as well as the Clinton's apparent immunity from any and all investigations (past and future).

So why is it discouraging?

I'm discouraged because this article - like so many others in the same vein - demonstrates how far our leaders (and our nation) have fallen.  We are now publicly denigrating former and possibly future leaders because of their obvious success at evading the consequences of their own misdeeds.  For many, there is jealousy of the Clinton's as they can apparently skate around any laws.

But here is the real issue: no one can skate around morality.  

What William Jefferson Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton have done is despicable.  They are demonstratingto o... more »

This is so hilarious - and so discouraging.

Yes, the cartoon is tremendously funny.  And yet, Peggy Noonan's article is spot on regarding conflicts of interest as well as the Clinton's apparent immunity from any and all investigations (past and future).

So why is it discouraging?

I'm discouraged because this article - like so many others in the same vein - demonstrates how far our leaders (and our nation) have fallen.  We are now publicly denigrating former and possibly future leaders because of their obvious success at evading the consequences of their own misdeeds.  For many, there is jealousy of the Clinton's as they can apparently skate around any laws.

But here is the real issue: no one can skate around morality.  

What William Jefferson Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton have done is despicable.  They are demonstrating to our youth that the only thing which matters is the letter of the law - not the spirit of the law.  our leaders should represent the best things that can be found in America - not the most venal.   

And to Mr. Clinton, I encourage you to remember the difference between the letter of the law and the spirit of the law.  The priests and luminaries on the road would not stop to help someone in desperate need.  Instead, they followed the letter of the law which commanded them to not touch "unclean" things - and people suffered.  

Jesus calls the Democrats, the Republicans, and every one of us to a higher standard.  It is not about the 613 laws in the Old Testament.  It is about the command to love God with all of our being - and then to love others more than we love ourselves.___

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2015-05-08 13:20:57 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

*Vengeance is understandable. Justice is desirable. Forgiveness is inconceivable."

But that is what God shows to each of us. Though our sins are bright as scarlet, He has washed us white as snow

U.S. drone strike kills the guy who claimed Charlie Hebdo & Paris kosher market attacks http://ow.ly/MGSPq #Jewish   #Paris   #DroneStrike   #Kosher   #France   #Terrorism   #Muslims   #Israel   #ISIS   #CharlieHebdo   #Jewish  ___*Vengeance is understandable. Justice is desirable. Forgiveness is inconceivable."

But that is what God shows to each of us. Though our sins are bright as scarlet, He has washed us white as snow

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2015-05-08 01:42:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

You know the truth. Are you ready now?

You know the truth. Are you ready now?___

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2015-05-07 18:21:15 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Whether you like Mike Huckabee or not, you should be a little concerned if this survey is truly representative.

What is even more frightening is when church members echo this view.  

___Whether you like Mike Huckabee or not, you should be a little concerned if this survey is truly representative.

What is even more frightening is when church members echo this view.  

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2015-05-07 18:00:10 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

So will Congress remedy this by changing the law?  Or will the Obama Administration seek to overturn this via the courts?

So maybe now we can have a debate about NSA data collection

A federal appellate court has ruled that the NSA's interpretation of the PATRIOT Act §215 is incorrect, and it can't vacuum up the metadatda for every phone call in the US willy-nilly.

Now, I have little doubt that if the NSA goes back to Congress and asks them, when PATRIOT is up for renewal next month, to clarify that this is in their mandate, Congress will eventually roll over for them. But let's at least have that public discussion.___So will Congress remedy this by changing the law?  Or will the Obama Administration seek to overturn this via the courts?

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2015-05-06 12:50:36 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

The time is now!

If you are someone who knows the truth but you have been walking down the road and feeling all alone, then today is your day of redemption. He has walked beside you - though you didn't even notice. He is offering you a hand to clasp and the strength to carry the things that you have picked up during your meandering. Don't wait. Take His offer and find true peace.

The time is now!

If you are someone who knows the truth but you have been walking down the road and feeling all alone, then today is your day of redemption. He has walked beside you - though you didn't even notice. He is offering you a hand to clasp and the strength to carry the things that you have picked up during your meandering. Don't wait. Take His offer and find true peace.___

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2015-05-06 12:36:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

*What's that old chestnut...in with the good and out with the bad. Well, it's time to exhale.

*What's that old chestnut...in with the good and out with the bad. Well, it's time to exhale.___

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2015-05-06 01:25:50 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

A song can rise from the ashes of a broken life

A song can rise from the ashes of a broken life___

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2015-05-06 01:16:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Utterly amazing!

Utterly amazing!___

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2015-05-06 01:13:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

There is nothing we can do that will ever diminish God's glory.

There is nothing we can do that will ever diminish God's glory.___

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2015-05-05 12:26:57 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

*Secrecy or statism?"

The new transpacific trade deal is still being negotiated. And while some secrecy is warranted, many in Congress are crying foul. They feel that the Administration is going overboard on secrecy. These critics may be right. But why should it matter?

From my vantage point, it shouldn't matter. We should not be micromanaging other economies. Neither should our economy be managed by statists in Washington or around the globe.

Bottom line: Keep it simple, Sonny. Free trade should be promoted and enforced. Let's end the careers of the micromanagers. Let's free producers and consumers.

*Secrecy or statism?"

The new transpacific trade deal is still being negotiated. And while some secrecy is warranted, many in Congress are crying foul. They feel that the Administration is going overboard on secrecy. These critics may be right. But why should it matter?

From my vantage point, it shouldn't matter. We should not be micromanaging other economies. Neither should our economy be managed by statists in Washington or around the globe.

Bottom line: Keep it simple, Sonny. Free trade should be promoted and enforced. Let's end the careers of the micromanagers. Let's free producers and consumers.___

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2015-05-04 14:29:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Liberation theology may have been supported by the Soviet bloc.

Liberation theology certainly blunted any strategic alliances between the communism of South America and the free markets of the West. But to me, it is even more fascinating that the Soviet bloc fell before the Polish pope. In that case, the Church truly propelled an entire region towards liberty.

Liberation theology may have been supported by the Soviet bloc.

Liberation theology certainly blunted any strategic alliances between the communism of South America and the free markets of the West. But to me, it is even more fascinating that the Soviet bloc fell before the Polish pope. In that case, the Church truly propelled an entire region towards liberty.___

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2015-05-04 14:13:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

SEE!!!  This stuff truly strengthens the marital bond.

Stated differently, if you can put this stuff together, you can weather any storm.

SEE!!!  This stuff truly strengthens the marital bond.

Stated differently, if you can put this stuff together, you can weather any storm.___

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2015-05-04 14:09:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Apparently, Axial Seamount is erupting.

What ever happened to cool names, like Lassen, Kīlauea, or Vesuvius?

Apparently, Axial Seamount is erupting.

What ever happened to cool names, like Lassen, Kīlauea, or Vesuvius?___

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2015-05-04 13:48:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Pot: The next school funding lottery...

The False Promise of Marijuana Money in Education http://trib.al/ERPxNtJ___Pot: The next school funding lottery...

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2015-05-03 19:58:39 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Every time I hear this song, I am dumbstruck.

Oh, how He loves us.

Every time I hear this song, I am dumbstruck.

Oh, how He loves us.___

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2015-05-03 19:14:50 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

*I'm loving the new Premium features of Plex music libraries.*

*I'm loving the new Premium features of Plex music libraries.*___

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2015-05-03 16:51:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Jesus is our incomparable advocate.

Jesus is our incomparable advocate.___

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2015-05-03 15:05:27 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

The difference of opinion could not be any clearer.

Fifty years of anti-discrimination laws and reverse-discrimination policies have made little difference.  African Americans and all other Americans still view the causes of recent unrest very differently.  Most African Americans are frustrated over historical mistreatment by the social establishment.  And most other Americans see the unrest as an excuse for some to engage in mischief.  

What I find disturbing is that these differences have nothing to do with race and everything to do with self-esteem.  Those who have been raised with positive role models (and sources for encouraging self-esteem) seem to do better than those who lack such role models.  In many cases, individuals with low self-esteem "demand" that others treat them equitably - as if equality is somehow a "right" in any culture.  
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The difference of opinion could not be any clearer.

Fifty years of anti-discrimination laws and reverse-discrimination policies have made little difference.  African Americans and all other Americans still view the causes of recent unrest very differently.  Most African Americans are frustrated over historical mistreatment by the social establishment.  And most other Americans see the unrest as an excuse for some to engage in mischief.  

What I find disturbing is that these differences have nothing to do with race and everything to do with self-esteem.  Those who have been raised with positive role models (and sources for encouraging self-esteem) seem to do better than those who lack such role models.  In many cases, individuals with low self-esteem "demand" that others treat them equitably - as if equality is somehow a "right" in any culture.  

At the same time, those who view privilege as a right are equally guilty of the sin of pride.  To assume that you or your "posse" deserve to be treated differently than (or even better than) others is the definition of hubris.  

What we need is an old-fashioned revival.  For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.  But the free gift of God is eternal life through Jesus the Christ.  When we finally realize that what we all deserve is the same (i.e., eternal separation from the God that each of us has abandoned), then we can accept the truth that we are all valued infinitely more than even we can value ourselves.  

Our God laid down His divinity for us.  Whether we are Jew or Greek, male or female, black or white, rich or poor doesn't matter.  We all deserve to be separated from God's presence and His grace.  But God loves us so much that He abandoned His rightful throne to dwell among us.  He abandoned the very life that He breathed into us in order to take upon Himself the punishment that we so richly deserved.  And He rose again so that He could break the shackles of death that we have affixed to ourselves.  

In these days of confused situations
In these nights of restless remorse,
When the heart and the soul of a nation
Lay wounded and cold as a corpse

From the grave of the innocent Adam
Comes a song bringing joy to the sad.
Oh your cry has been heard and the ransom
Has been paid up in full, be ye glad

Oh, be ye glad, oh, be ye glad.
Every debt that you've ever had
Has been paid up in full by the grace of the Lord.
Be ye glad, be ye glad, be ye glad

So be like lights on the rim of the water
Giving hope in a storm sea of night
Be a refuge admist the slaughter
Of these fugitives in their flight

For you are timeless and part of a puzzle.
You are winsome and young as a lad.
And there is no disease or no struggle
That can pull you from God, be ye glad___

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2015-05-03 13:57:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

I cannot wait for T-Mo to get their act together.

As everyone knows, I am a phone freak.  Maybe over twenty years in telecom can explain that.  But as I have been away from the phone industry for a decade, I've learned a lot about getting what you need from a carrier.  And the bottom line is simple: you won't get what you want and need unless you want and need what the carriers are giving to you.

That dire truth does need to be emphasized - and muted somewhat.  T-Mo is one of the coolest carriers around because they provide WiFi calling.  So when I've been at my daughter's place in rural Missouri, I've relied upon WiFi calling to do basic phone and Internet.  

But I have never been about basic anything!

For the past six months (since joining the T-Mo customer community), I've been excited and frustrated by their phone support. Firs... more »

I can't wait... Huh? No WiFi Calling on T-Mo?  Um, nevermind.___I cannot wait for T-Mo to get their act together.

As everyone knows, I am a phone freak.  Maybe over twenty years in telecom can explain that.  But as I have been away from the phone industry for a decade, I've learned a lot about getting what you need from a carrier.  And the bottom line is simple: you won't get what you want and need unless you want and need what the carriers are giving to you.

That dire truth does need to be emphasized - and muted somewhat.  T-Mo is one of the coolest carriers around because they provide WiFi calling.  So when I've been at my daughter's place in rural Missouri, I've relied upon WiFi calling to do basic phone and Internet.  

But I have never been about basic anything!

For the past six months (since joining the T-Mo customer community), I've been excited and frustrated by their phone support.  First, their coverage is pitiful.  If you are in their coverage area, everything is fine.  But when you are outside of their coverage (which is "normal" situation for most T-Mo users), you are at a disadvantage (i.e., you're screwed).  

Here is where WiFi calling comes in.  T-Mo is able to extend their "range" (so to speak), by using WiFi connections for phone calls.  That is cool.  But this won't work on any ROM other than their T-Mo ROM's.  And for us Samsung users, that means that we must use a horribly back-leveled instance of TouchWiz.  

T-Mo, please become the Un-Carrier that you claim yourself to be; please provide us with a WiFi calling framework that will work with other ROM's - like any AOSP ROM.  And until you do, I will be forced to use any alternative that I can find. 

For now, that alternative is to use my Google Voice account and Google Hangouts.  Hangouts does provide full WiFi calling.  And it does support Goggle Voice.  So I'm set.  But for those who don't have a portable phone number (like one from Google Voice), there is no way to use your "normal" phone number for WiFi Calling.  

Recommendation: Get a Google Voice number.  Give that to all of your friends and family.  In that way, you can be carrier agnostic - both when you are with a carrier and when you leave that carrier.  

Final note - I am now using CM12.1.  And it is spectacular.  I love returning to an AOSP ROM.  TouchWiz is alright for some folks.  But it is positively gruesome for me.

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2015-05-03 13:14:03 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Plex gets music right.

Anyone who has been reading my thoughts for any length of time knows that I love music AND technology. And you also know that I really like Plex as a mans of managing my media. For the past three years, it's been my "go to" application for my movies and my TV shows. But it has never taken center stage for my music.

That may have changed this week.

As of this week, I can now use Plex for my music library. Yes, I could do this before. But with the latest update, I can now really manage my libraries. Better still, the user interface to play that content is truly stunning.

So I'm spending this weekend consolidating my music files into a usable composite library. And with my PlexPass, I can merge my library with premium metadata and even Vevo videos. All in all, Plex just stepped up its game. And it is now my... more »

Plex gets music right.

Anyone who has been reading my thoughts for any length of time knows that I love music AND technology. And you also know that I really like Plex as a mans of managing my media. For the past three years, it's been my "go to" application for my movies and my TV shows. But it has never taken center stage for my music.

That may have changed this week.

As of this week, I can now use Plex for my music library. Yes, I could do this before. But with the latest update, I can now really manage my libraries. Better still, the user interface to play that content is truly stunning.

So I'm spending this weekend consolidating my music files into a usable composite library. And with my PlexPass, I can merge my library with premium metadata and even Vevo videos. All in all, Plex just stepped up its game. And it is now my music source throughout the house.

Now, they just need to address the mobile experience. Google Play Music still wins in that category. Fortunately, I can use both. But I can't wait for the mobile experience to be extended by the shoemaker's elves at Plex.___

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2015-05-01 14:36:53 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

"Baltimore today has a black mayor, a black police chief and a black President of the United States. And they are all essentially powerless to stop it."

That's because our problems aren't political. Rather, they are social and they are spiritual. if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. 2Chronicles 7:14

"Baltimore today has a black mayor, a black police chief and a black President of the United States. And they are all essentially powerless to stop it."

That's because our problems aren't political. Rather, they are social and they are spiritual. if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. 2Chronicles 7:14___

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2015-04-30 16:16:01 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

And then there is this... from the same people that have informed us about ancient alien visitations...

Let's first get a few things straight:

1.  The scientific method requires observation and experimentation.  Claims that the apostle Paul saw a meteor (and not the risen Christ) don't fall into the category of something that can be validated using the scientific method.  Nor can Paul's account of what happened be validated using the scientific method.  

2.  When you don't have the scientific method to establish something, then the next  most valid "proof" would be a legal proof.  A legal proof looks at the testimony of those who saw the event.  In this case, that would be Paul himself  But if you don't want to believe the Bible (and Paul's words), then just dismiss the evidence that doesn't fit your hypothesis.  
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And then there is this... from the same people that have informed us about ancient alien visitations...

Let's first get a few things straight:

1.  The scientific method requires observation and experimentation.  Claims that the apostle Paul saw a meteor (and not the risen Christ) don't fall into the category of something that can be validated using the scientific method.  Nor can Paul's account of what happened be validated using the scientific method.  

2.  When you don't have the scientific method to establish something, then the next  most valid "proof" would be a legal proof.  A legal proof looks at the testimony of those who saw the event.  In this case, that would be Paul himself  But if you don't want to believe the Bible (and Paul's words), then just dismiss the evidence that doesn't fit your hypothesis.  

3.  When you don't have scientific evidence/proof and you don't have legal proof, then you can always try using reason.  If you enter such a debate with a preconception (e.g., that God doesn't exist), then you will always create something (or anything) that will align with your preconceptions.  

If you don't want to believe that Jesus appeared before Paul (based upon Paul's testimony) and you don't want to use rational or logical thought, then you can always grasp at something else.  In this case, the author grasps at what sounds good to her: In her view, there could be no supernatural event so a meteor must have done it.  By the way, ancient aliens could have done it as well.  Or it might have been pan-dimensional beings (like those in the movie Interstellar).  

I am a thoughtful man.  So without using the scientific method, I must rely upon observations and testimony.  And the story of Saul's conversion is not contravened by any other evidence.  For those who want to believe, this is supportable testimony.  

For those who don't want to believe, then you can dismiss the testimony of Paul himself. But you must also dismiss the fact that Paul died for his belief.  [Note: This is something that a liar wouldn't do.]  And if he were not altogether in command of his faculties, then how can you explain the logic and consistency of his writings (and the writings of those that saw and heard Paul)?

For my money, there is so much more evidence supporting his testimony than there is discounting it.  But truth be told, it really is a matter of faith.___

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2015-04-29 21:06:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Don't let the media distort your view.  There are good people on both sides of this issue that want to improve their community.  It is the outsiders (the agitators and the press) who have an agenda that requires volatility.

THIS CHILD EMBODIES REAL HOPE, NOT HYPE ___Don't let the media distort your view.  There are good people on both sides of this issue that want to improve their community.  It is the outsiders (the agitators and the press) who have an agenda that requires volatility.

2015-04-29 14:50:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Bill Dupor (an economist for the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank) has determined that for every $1M spent on education (as part of the 2009 stimulus package), only 1.5 jobs were created.

So much for federal funds goings towards their intended purpose.  To make it really clear, school funding should be a local - not federal - issue.  Only then can we be assured that our taxes will go to our children.  And when they don't, we will know about it and we will have a means of redress.  That is not the case with any federal program.    

Bill Dupor (an economist for the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank) has determined that for every $1M spent on education (as part of the 2009 stimulus package), only 1.5 jobs were created.

So much for federal funds goings towards their intended purpose.  To make it really clear, school funding should be a local - not federal - issue.  Only then can we be assured that our taxes will go to our children.  And when they don't, we will know about it and we will have a means of redress.  That is not the case with any federal program.    ___

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2015-04-29 12:49:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Cycling is cool.

HIGH FIVE !___Cycling is cool.

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2015-04-29 02:19:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

We have a federal system of governance - not a centralized system.

Maybe it's time for the nation to re-read the Constitution and The Federalist Papers.

“There’s nothing in the U.S. Constitution that requires all 50 states to redefine marriage,” said Ryan Anderson, Ph.D., the William E. Simon senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation.___We have a federal system of governance - not a centralized system.

Maybe it's time for the nation to re-read the Constitution and The Federalist Papers.

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