Author: James Riley - page 17

Hillary Clinton Binge Watches “Man in the High Castle”

PEELER, IOWA (ICBTS News) An advance team prepping for Hilary Clinton’s Tuesday appearance here awkwardly stalled and then admitted the candidate had cancelled all Sunday meetings in order to binge watch Amazon Studios “The Man in the High Castle.”  Set in 1962, the period counterfactual drama, based on the novel by Philip K. Dick, asks the..

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Safe Space Approved for Horny, Ugly Freshmen

Glendrop, Texas  (Rooters) The waiting paid off for 30 Glendrop University freshmen yesterday, even if they are a little ugly. After three days of occupying the women’s locker and shower facilities at memorial stadium, university president Dale Hatch agreed to both a) resign and b) obligate the university to the construction of a horny safe..

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Sharing My Failures

We’re enduring, in America, another populist love affair with socialism, or “democratic Socialism,” as Bernie Sanders defines it, where the old fella seems to admit the government may not be able to manufacture working dishwashers, but it can, somehow, guarantee the lifestyle of the middle class.  Hillary Clinton joined in the chorus and declared that..

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Papal Groupies And Other Joiners

God Works With Outsiders, Not the Lords of the Motorcade John Boehner, before announcing his departure as speaker of the house, is said to have become uncharacteristically confessional to a Washington Post reporter, when describing his papal encounter. The speaker pointed to the very spot where the papal feet had trod and wondered, out loud,..

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Killing Us Nicely

When Baptist Academics Look Like Perfume Ladies.. I have high standards for Christians.  I expect them to be able to think their way through the consequences of their actions, employing a Biblical world view.  I expect a Christian college to be a kind of “city on a hill,” and that means, that when repugnant ideas..

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The Calming

In 1961, John Cheever wrote a hilarious, and sad, story called “The Chimera,” about a dutiful husband who made his wife breakfast in bed every morning. However well executed the meal, she had something to complain about. After setting down her breakfast one morning, she blurts out words to this effect,”how long must I put..

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