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Chicago Cubs / humor / Sports

Forget Obama: The World Is Coming to an End

Judicial anarchy, government insolvency and totalitarian takeover of the US government ain’t got nothing on this predictor of the collapse of civilization.  There is talk of the Chicago Cubs being housed in Chicago South Side’s US Cellular Field during Chicago White Sox away games. Apologies to my political-only readers, but this is a major universe-sized … Continue reading

Hanukah / Israel / Spiritual

24 million donuts, 10.8 billion calories – it’s Hannukah in Israel

Every Hannukah, Israelis stop counting calories long enough to buy about 24 million mouth-watering, sweet and gooey, deep-fried sufganiyot. An estimated 24 million filled donuts (sufganiyot in Hebrew) are sold in Israel each Hannukah season. That adds up to $13 million in sales and 10.8 billion calories, at an average 450 per fried treat – … Continue reading

Caleb Hanie / Chicago / Chicago Bears / Dan Pompei / media / Sports

Chicago Sports Media Embarrass Us Again

And it doesn’t stop.  This from Dan Pompei (a normally insightful and thoughtful writer) on why Caleb Hanie is the root of all evil from the Trib on : The season of this quarterback-cursed franchise ended on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 3 p.m..  That’s when Kyle Orton was awarded to the Chiefs, not the Bears, … Continue reading

Hanukah / Israel / Spiritual

What the Heck Is Hanukah?

Shalom and Happy Hanukah! This week, we celebrate the holiday of Hanukah (חֲנֻכָּה), the festival of lights. The first candle is lit at nightfall on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 (כ”ה כסלו, תשע”ב). In Hanukah we celebrate the victory of the Maccabees over the Greek empire 2200 years ago and the rededication of the Jerusalem Temple. … Continue reading

Christianity / Featured / Newt Gingrich / politics / Sarah Palin / Spiritual / Sports / Tim Tebow

Tebow Terrorizes Secularists

This is a partial repost of PART of an article describing why the vitriolic hate is aimed at both Palin and Tebow from Canada Free Press.  The comments of Chris Collinsworth and JB Brown area amazing (below) and it gives me a chance to rant on something that’s been rattling around in me since Thursday … Continue reading