Tweet If ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise — especially when the subject is Islam. Today is the day that Obama (at extraordinary cost) flew all over the country to hype as Armageddon. I got out of bed this morning, looked up, and saw the sky right where it belonged. “Wow,” I said [...]
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Tweet I’ve finished reading the wonderful Brute: The Life of Victor Krulak, U.S. Marine, and am about to embark upon Give Me Tomorrow: The Korean War’s Greatest Untold Story–The Epic Stand of the Marines of George Company. One of the things that stands out in any book one reads about the Marines is the fact [...]
Tweet 11B40 asked a good question, which is why I’m so focused on McQueary, when it was Sandusky who committed the crime. It’s because I have no fellow feeling with Sandusky who, if the allegations are true, is a perverted monster. I therefore don’t need to analyze my behavior or parenting decisions with regard to [...]
Tweet This weekend, Mr. Bookworm and I finally got around to watching “Koran by Heart,” an HBO documentary about an annual Koran memorization contest held in Cairo during Ramadan. The documentary followed three ten-year old children — a boy from Tajikistan, a girl from the Maldives, and a boy from Senegal. All three children were [...]
Tweet My book club group met the other night to discuss William Manchester’s book A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age. The title is something of a misnomer. It’s only a “portrait of an age” if you want to read a thousand years of medieval history [...]
Tweet It’s always interesting to hear my husband, a militant atheist, and me, a respectful agnostic/atheist, talk about the Bible to the kids. Today, my husband tackled the story of the sacrifice of Isaac. He told the kids that the whole point of the story is to remind religious people that they have to be [...]
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