Monday, May 25, 2009

Memorial Day: Hail the Fallen

Remember those who have served our country and paid the ultimate sacrifice. Check out the History Channel's write up on Memorial Day.
May our fallen soldiers find the peace they sought to protect.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Quotable | Civilized Phases

open quoteThe History of every major Galactic Civilization tends to pass through three distinct and recognizable phases, those of Survival, Inquiry and Sophistication, otherwise known as the How, Why, and Where phases. For instance, the first phase is characterized by the question 'How can we eat?' The second by the question 'Why do we eat?' And the third by the question 'Where shall we have lunch?'" -- Douglas Adams. 1981. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
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Photo credit: Ammit

Friday, May 01, 2009

(Separation of) Church & State for May 2009

The May 2009 edition of Church & State, the monthly publication from Americans United for Separation of Church and State, is now online. Top stories include:
  • Special Delivery: Letters From AU’s Legal Department Solve Church-State Problems In Public Schools Without Going To Court
  • A+ Arizona: State Supreme Court Flunks Voucher Subsidies For Religious And Other Private Schools
  • Power Struggle: With James Dobson Inching Toward Retirement And Others Off The Scene, Many Wonder Who Will Fill The Religious Right’s Bully Pulpit
  • Texas Two-Step: State School Board Takes One Step Forward On Science Standards – And Two Steps Back


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