An ode to Sarah Palin

As the elections approach, let us carefully consider. ( First published in 2 Bites of the Apple, 2009 ) Ode to Sarah Palin Man once believed that the earth was quite flat And it didn’t take god or the angels to know that And that man, a creature of dust, never even existed ’til by god’s own…

LDS Church and Fred Phelps’ Westboro Baptist Church share same anti-gay fervor

(from Oct 7, 2010) It seems whenever we have the specter of Fred Phelps’ Westboro Baptist Church, picketing a military funeral, or Boyd K. Packer, president of the LDS church’s Quorum of Twelve Apostles’, tumultuous headlines in the news, someone invariably points to the track record of cruel injustices historically perpetrated by various sects of the…

Cognitive Evolution Laboratory study could shed light on Mormon morality

(from Sept 30, 2010) . Following the Harriman Machine Gun Fire, the largely Mormon population of those affected by the fire were counseled by their church leaders against filing excessively inflated, or otherwise bogus claims, against the National Guard.  Apparently sparked by reports of claimant opportunists, unconflicted by any apparent moral dilemma in going after…

Sex – The Lie That’s Too Big To Be True – coming soon to a school near you?

(from September 21, 2010) Here, in the ‘land ‘o just stuff a little more cotton in the’r ears,‘ sex education is pretty much watched over, and limited to a young adult version of The stork and the cabbage patch – and that with signed parental permission slips. That’s because, watched over by some Bald Eagle…