Here’s the reality of the situation.
– The economy is in bad shape and it’s conceivable that going over the fiscal cliff could push it into recession, although nobody really knows one way or the other.
– Going over the fiscal cliff is probably the best hope for deficit reduction we’ll have in the next four years.
Why do some atheists embarrass themselves year after year trying to eradicate Christmas from American culture? Why do they make themselves societal hemorrhoids during this hallowed season? Is it because they are crusaders for equality, secularism’s saviors and humanism’s heroes? I’m sure that’s what they tell themselves when they’re pouting on their couches all alone on Christmas Eve after every single one of their friends has dumped them for being a rabid jackass.
President Obama loves to insert himself in other people’s biographies. He also loves to honor people, most recently Neil Armstrong and Vice President Biden, with pictures of himself. All. About. Him. His laser-like focus never wavers from his own image.
And the narcissism continues: To honor the 57th anniversary of the day Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus, President Obama paid homage with a picture of himself.
The Anchoress is covering the Pope´s jump into the twitterverse:
The church has always been quick to identify mission territory and to send forth eager workers. Online outreach is a very different sort of mission; material and corporeal needs are almost besides the point. On the internet the church is missioning in the ether — the exact spot where light and dark are constantly waging the war that so readily spills into our realities...
New York City and Christmas were simply made for each other.
The entire city comes alive at this time of year in a panoply of color, festivity and spectacle.
And nowhere is this more evident than in midtown Manhattan.
Even with the terrible storms and floods that New York has experienced this fall, this year is no exception Christmas goes
Hard to believe that it’s that season again.No,not “Christmas,” I’m talking about awards season, which kicks off with the annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala.Broadcast live from the Kennedy Center Opera House on CBS!(snip)Also attending the State dinner Saturday: Aretha, wearing a pink Cadillac on her recently downsized frame. Also spotted: Morgan Freeman who respectfully kept his hat on to keep his big brain in check,in deference to BO(snip)Big Guy put his signature spin on things:“(snip)Tonight, in the People’s House, we have a chance to say thank you.”Now, don’t go getting all excited. It’s art.
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