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Stone on Bush

W. – An interesting film that takes a look at George W. Bush from his early days up through the Iraq War. It’s well-made, perhaps especially so when you consider that it was apparently filmed very quickly, but doesn’t really … Continue reading

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The Crudeness of Crusades

The charge often lobbied against Christians by the rest of us is that so many of them are nothing like Jesus. Not that Jesus was perfect (to my mind, anyway), but it’s hard to totally hate a guy who preached … Continue reading

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