Balls ! I was looking at one of my credi …

Balls ! I was looking at one of my credit card bills and noticed that I had paid over $1,000.00 in interest so far this year.  I could buy an iPad for less than that ! On the plus side I have paid down my unsecured debt by nearly 10k this year, I’m right pleased with that. A word to the wise: stay away from the credit cards !

Atheists Top the Religious in Religious Knowledge (via Prometheus Unbound)

I especially like the comment “and they vote”….

A recent Pew Survey on religious knowledge has found that atheists do better on a battery of religious knowledge questions than Jews, Christians, Mormons—indeed, anybody else. Out of 32 questions, atheists, on average, managed to answer about 21 of the questions correctly. Everybody else lagged behind them. The white Evangelical Protestants surveyed—who supposedly are especially concerned with religious matters—answered, on average, 17.6 of … Read More

via Prometheus Unbound

Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says – latimes.com

Atheists, agnostics most knowledgeable about religion, survey says – latimes.com | Unfortunately too many Americans are way too absorbed in their obsessions with celebrities, sports, and pornography to bother learning much about religion or history. The questions on the survey were pretty basic too; mostly things just about anyone should know….

Our public officials won’t tell you the …

Our public officials won’t tell you the truth, but I will. If we still have high unemployment and rising foreclosures: the recession is NOT over ! If soldiers and civilians (both American and Iraqi) continue to be killed by insurgents: the war is NOT over ! If Afghanistan is still infested with Taliban and Al Qaida and is ruled by assorted dirtbags and dickheads: we are not winning ! Don’t kid yourself. The truth will make you free but first it will piss you off….

Hectic weekend, but enjoyed seeing MIkie …

Hectic weekend, but enjoyed seeing MIkie, Piglette, and Mike. Mikie’s birthday party was nice: too many toys ! LOL ! So when we got home yesterday I notice that we have no hot water; so now I at home waiting on the furnace / water heater guy to show up. Not to worry though; I brought work home from the office so I won’t get bored….

an update….

Busy day ! I helped Mike move some furniture and reconfigure his cellar. Later I went walking for forty minutes. So now I’m right tired ! Tomorrow we celebrate young Mike’s birthday: two year old now !