By Request, ‘Embrace the Cross’

Before I cover any more nooze–if I cover any more nooze–we have a hymn request from Joshua: Embrace the Cross, sung by Steve Green.

It’s not as easy to do as we might think.


Don’t ‘Reporters’ Understand Anything?

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(Even a fool can be thought wise–if he can only keep his mouth shut! –King Solomon)

I never went to journalism school. I cannot confirm reports that before they let you graduate, they suck your brain out through a straw.

At President Trump’s press briefing yesterday (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QZmMWSVw_4), he mentioned that the United States had just acquired “good intelligence” that Iran was planning a sneak attack on some of our people in the region. The president warned Iran not to do it: “If anything bad happens, it’s going to be very painful for the other side.”

Okay, that’s a threat. Its purpose was to deter Iran from launching an attack. If the threat succeeds, then a lot of people won’t die.

Good luck trying to find a “journalist” who understands that.

So the reporter suggests to the president that maybe his statement was tantamount to giving the bad guys “a heads-up,” and asks him if he “feels” that maybe that’s what he did.

Do you really have to be a genius to understand that threats are meant to prevent actions from being taken? A sign on a park bench that says “Wet Paint” threatens unhappy consequences to anyone who sits on the bench. So you don’t sit on the bench. Is this truly beyond the intellectual powers of a journalist?

And they wonder why the public increasingly detests them.


I Am Injured (Oh, Fap!)

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I don’t know how I did this, but my right knee is a mess and I find it hard to get around today.

The other day I woke up with some stiffness and soreness in the knee. It must have been the merest little misstep, too trivial to be noticed or remembered, that did the damage, probably the day before. It was stiffer and sorer yesterday, so I, er, reasoned that a little walk would do me good. Just a little walk downtown to the pharmacy, to get Robbie’s medicine. Just the ticket to get the knee back into shape.

I couldn’t have been more wrong. I barely made it home. And you don’t need to ask why I haven’t gone to the doctor, do you?

The last time I had a knee injury, it happened in a judo match (right in front of all my students) and I had to be carted off on a stretcher. You don’t forget a thing like that. This time, I just don’t know what happened.

I’m praying time and rest and our Lord’s good grace will heal me.


My Newswithviews Column, April 2 (‘Red China: How Much Longer?’)

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Oh, those playful communists! Note the knife to the throat.

The Soviet Union cumbered the earth for 70 years, then suddenly fell to pieces. No one misses it but The New York Times.

Could the same thing be about to happen to the communist regime in China?

Red China: How Much Longer?

Granted, this is a fallen world inhabited by sinners. There are going to be problems with anything we do. But communism is way below even this world’s standards, and people only put up with it because they’re afraid their commie government will kill them if they don’t. I wonder if that’s what Western liberals like about it.

 


‘Idiocy from the Top Down’ (2013)

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When did “policy” get transmuted into an all-purpose magic word? A substitute for making any kind of sense?

https://leeduigon.com/2013/05/25/idiocy-from-the-top-down/

Somehow just saying “We have a policy” does away with all semblance of thought–especially for petty bureaucrats and corporate ninnies.

Can you imagine them running a global government? Saints preserve us!


‘Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing’

This is an unusual arrangement of a traditional hymn, Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing, by King’s Kaleidoscope. I think you’ll like it.


Cats Show Dogs Who’s Boss

What’s the matter with these dogs? They’re bigger and stronger than cats. Why do they let cats dominate them?

Our family dog, Pepper, had to stay with us one weekend, and we were uneasy because there was a stray cat who’d had her two kittens here in our apartment just a few nights ago; and Pepper never met a cat she wouldn’t chase. We prepared to intervene quickly.

But somehow Pepper and Angel, without benefit of language, divided the apartment between them and there was no fuss at all. Pepper knew better than to mess with Angel’s kittens. We all had a nice, peaceful weekend.


‘Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus’

I’ve spent much of this afternoon reading nooze, and I am neither the better nor the wiser for it. So I looked for an antidote, and found this.

Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus, performed by the Living Stones Quartet–all I know about them is they’re Indians and they do hymns and gospel music. But what I know about their message is… it’s true. If there was ever a time not to forget our Savior, Jesus Christ, that time is now.

The Lord’s hand is on the tiller, and He sees all the things we can’t see.


Poll Has Gropey Joe Beating Trump by 9

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Given the totally reliable unreliability of polls, we shouldn’t be surprised when a poll has doddering Joe Biden over President Donald Trump by nine points–leading in what, who knows? (https://nypost.com/2020/03/28/biden-holds-9-point-lead-on-trump-in-new-fox-news-poll/) Fox Nooze, ooh-ooh! Biden 49%, Trump only 40.

It’s depressing to admit that there are millions of people who will vote to hand our country over to Democrats–even Democrats whose presidential candidate doesn’t know where he is or what he’s doing half the time. The party of the Green New Deal, Russian Collusion, serial impeachment, rooting for the economy to tank.

Yeahbut, yeahbut! Joe has promised to pick a woman as his running mate? How fantastically cool is that? Like, you could think about it all day and all night and just not be able to find a better reason for voting for a presidential candidate. He should automatically win! Trump shouldn’t even be allowed to run against him!

Joe also has cornered the transgender vote. “There is no room for compromise on transgender rights” (whatever they are), he said in January. It’s “the civil rights issue of our time.” Damn. I thought it was the right to smoke pot. I’m from New Jersey, and our Democrat governor says marijuana is the civil rights issue of our time.

Hey, everybody! If the Democrats win this election, America is finished. So work hard, work as hard as you can, to keep that from happening.

Act as if the Fox Nooze poll and all the others should be taken seriously. They’re pure crapola, but just pretend they aren’t. We need the motivation.

 


Educators Recognize ‘Centaur’ as an ‘Identity’

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We were bound to get to this point sooner or later: crackbrained authority figures insisting we “affirm” whatever “identity” someone chooses to adopt–even if it’s a mythological creature that has never existed.

School officials at Hangem High School in Yuggoth, Michigan, now recognize “any and all identities” claimed by students and staff, and compel the entire school population to recognize them, too (http//:www.liketotallyfullofit.com). The school is redesigning the cafeteria to accommodate three students who insist they are centaurs.

Thanks to the revolutionary new policy, Hangem High’s student body and teaching staff now include three centaurs, seven vampires, Prince Charles, two mutually hostile Barack Obamas, a Dilophosaurus, Nancy Pelosi, the Lone Ranger, and Chuck Schumer’s Love Child–just to name a few.

“This has worked out very well indeed!” says Principal Albert “Clarabelle” Fanoogi, who now wears a clown costume when he patrols the school’s hallways, from time to time squirting students with a seltzer dispenser.

P.S.–April Fool!


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