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Three Cheers for the Twidiocracy

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The latest issue of the Weekly Standard  includes a  rant against Twitter  by Matt Labash, who does not have a Twitter account. I am  on Twitter , and I like it a lot. Of course, it has its vapid and vicious aspects, but all in all, I find that Twitter is the most useful means . . . . Continue Reading »

What Does Jesus Look Like?

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The History Channel’s hit miniseries “The Bible” offers us yet another on-screen depiction of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The honor this time goes to Diogo Morgado, whom the  New York Post  calls “a kind of surfer Jesus.” The Portuguese actor’s Jesus . . . . Continue Reading »