Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 1/14/2016Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 

Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 1/14/2016
 


14 January 2016 at 4:27:24 PM
salon

Tired today after making a trek to Austin yesterday to watch at movie. First time I've ever been to the Alamo Drafthouse, love the concept of being able to get snacks while watching a good movie. (Watched The Big Short and I recommend ANYONE that wants to see an entertaining, clear eyed view of the Wall Street disaster go). 

Bernie's new campaign ad

Texas is putting in seismographs to measure earthquakes. About time! 

Lawmakers approved $4.5 million for a comprehensive earthquake study last year after a rash of earthquakes plagued North Texas residents in recent years, the largest one a 4.0 magnitude temblor near Venus and Mansfield in May.

Michael Newdow brings another "In God We Trust" lawsuit.

 The lawsuit, which refers to "God" as "G-d," claims that the presence of "In God We Trust" on U.S. currency violates the separation of church and state and creates an anti-atheist, pro-Christian sentiment in the U.S.

"The 'In G-d We Trust' phrase has continued to be a tool used to perpetuate favoritism for (Christian) Monotheism," the 112-page lawsuit states, adding "It has also continued to perpetuate anti-Atheistic bias."

The lawsuit goes on to argue that the "[…] constitution specifically states that 'no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States.'"

"In other words, as James Madison wrote: 'There is not a shadow of right in the general government to intermeddle with religion. Its least interference with it would be a most flagrant usurpation,'" the lawsuit adds.

 


Permalink
     Views: 677 
Latest Blog Post by salon -Last Show Tonight on SLAPP Suits

 You! Leave a Comment! You Know you Want To!
You must be a registered member to comment on the blog.
Your first post is held pending approval to make sure you're not a spammer bot

 Not registered? Or you can login!

LOGON - Name:Password:

New poster comments are moderated, meaning they won't show up until approved... or not.  Be patient-we have lives outside this blog, so it might take awhile You want to be rude? totally stupid? inappropriate? Racist? Bigoted? Flame war baiter? Your post may be deleted. Spammers or people posting pretend interest comments but really wanting to hawk their latest book or sell stuff or govt propaganda flacks won't see their posts published. Comments do not necessarily reflect the viewpoint of the site owner(salon).
If you have a problem with logging in or registering, please speak up right away. Love your comments. Oh, except spammers
More on commenting



Click Here for Main Page



Guest
Today Is  
Sunday, November 17, 2019






Latest Posts

Last Show Tonight on SLAPP Suits
salon 11/11/2019

Louis Vuitton Artistic Director Calls Trump a Total Joke (Keene, Texas)
salon 10/22/2019

Here's Creep Trump Giving the Finger to Female Astronauts
salon 10/22/2019

Impeaching Trump- Is it acceptable for a president to pressure a foreign.....
salon 10/22/2019

Why are Paul Manafort's defense attorneys helping Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman today?
salon 10/10/2019

Money Laundering 101- Trump seeks to get rid of regulations on offshore money
salon 10/10/2019


More Blog Headlines
 



Comments

salon > Quick update on this, via Pacer-Click on pic to see larger (Turk Case Update- Telephone Conference Hearing Set for March 8 2019 )

salon > Lance Been awhile. Send me an email at salon@glenrose.net with the names of who you're talking about, above. Also, the newspaper editor is no longer local, ie officed here, but the paper is run.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I'd love to see the Hotel Guest books and see if Jacene's name shows up long before he officially *found* the tracks.  I'd like to know if the Visitor's Bureau has emails wit.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )

LanceHall > I see the land or that part of it is now in the hands of Glen Rose's own Corky Underwood. Is Jacene still involved?   I had already informed the Visitor Bureau manager (who's.... (What Happened to Jerry Jacene? )








Home | Blog Home | About | News | Piazza | Calendar | Audio/Video/Open Rec | Search
Write!  |profile | quotes |
top Daily | top Weekly |top Month | top Year | Top All! | archives | subscribe RSS

 

%>