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Burrito of Mass Destruction

April 30, 2005

The spirit of fear: A call about a possible weapon at a middle school prompted police to put armed officers on rooftops, close nearby streets and lock down the school. All over a giant burrito.

A Second Opinion

April 30, 2005

My 15-year-old daughter weighs in on the Hitchhiker’s Guide: The movie… Rocked. Oh what crazy rocking it did. It was, of course, better than the BBC version that we all had to deal with in

Spanish Flu-Based Virus Killing Pigs in Korea

April 28, 2005

Dr. Henry L. Niman of Recombinomics reports that the virus based on the Spanish flu is spreading: New data is coming out of South Korea indicating WSN/33 sequences are now being detected in fatal swine


April 27, 2005

The annual Greater St. Louis Book Fair comes to town this weekend, a huge tent sale of used books. I already have about two dozen books waiting to be read. I need more, more!

No Sense of History

April 27, 2005

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Team Hammer points out an interesting editorial position by the usually liberal L.A. Times: The filibuster is a reactionary instrument that goes too far

Christian Carnival

April 27, 2005

Dory at Wittenberg Gate had to pinch hit as host of this week’s Christian carnival, and she hit a home run. Some nice posts this week on apologetics, Christian living, church issues, and the culture

Possible Ebola Case in Equatorial Guinea

April 27, 2005

As if the Marburg outbreak in Angola wasn’t enough: The Minister of Health of Equatorial Guinea announced an “urgent alert” on Friday [22 Apr 2005] for the general population of the country following the death

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