Thursday, June 29th, 2006 :: 9:35 PM

“Listen. You don’t have to give in to the sharks of the love industry. You really don’t. And it’s easy. Just say no. You do not have to spend thousands and thousands of dollars on dresses and caterers and flowers and banquet halls and fancy cakes and the like. There are sharks out there waiting to sell these things to you. They would have you believe that the beauty and meaning of your wedding will be found in the trappings. Do not believe them. They are liars.” (>>)

Sunday, June 25th, 2006 :: 11:49 PM

” ‘Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; pardon, and you will be pardoned. Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure–pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.’ ” (>>)

Friday, June 16th, 2006 :: 9:51 PM

“The teetotaling culture of the Bible Belt American south is not a dependable guide to what scripture teaches. It is a culture that has taught millions to be ashamed of a glass of wine, a dance at the prom or a Sunday night baseball game. These are matters over which there should be no shame, and about which there should be no ‘binding of the conscience.’ ” (>>)

Monday, June 12th, 2006 :: 12:07 PM

Skokie turned out to be a double lesson in liberty. The case itself vividly illustrated the First Amendment importance of symbolic speech and the indivisibility of all free speech. Simultaneously, the reaction to the ACLU’s position by so many who considered themselves liberals and even liberatarians emphasized–as no other case in many years–how fragile throughout the land is support for the still revolutionary notion that the state has no business squashing anybody’s ideas or symbols. Anybody’s.” (>>)

Thursday, June 8th, 2006 :: 11:28 PM

“…watching TV in his underwear, his empty living room illuminated by the flickering light of a cathode ray tube, his eyes glinting with a sad alcoholic sheen as they gaze into the prison of memory.” (>>)

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006 :: 11:06 PM

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