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  • Seminary Smorgasbord [The Continuing Decline of Non-Catholic Denominations]

    06/20/2010 11:09:39 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 56 replies
    American Spectator ^ | June 20, 2010 | Mark Tooley
    Seminary Smorgasbord By Mark Tooley on 6.18.10 A United Methodist school in California is reportedly the first seminary in the United States to become multi-faith. Featured in a recent Los Angeles Times article, Claremont School of Theology outside Los Angeles will begin clergy training for Muslims and Jews this fall, and hopes for future Buddhist and Hindu programs. Concerned about the new direction, United Methodism's oversight agency for its 13 official seminaries cut off funding to Claremont early this year and will reevaluate the cut-off later this month. Claremont was getting about $800,000 annually from the denomination. But the school...
  • Restaurants, food services put politics on their menus (simply electable)

    10/29/2008 1:12:36 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 280+ views
    Augusta Chronicle ^ | October 29, 2008 | unknown
    CONCORD, N.H. - A man walks into Perfecto's Caffee in Andover, Mass., proclaims his support for John McCain, then, inexplicably, orders a gingerbread man frosted to resemble Barack Obama. "I don't need a bag," he tells owner Max Gabriello, then bites the head off the cookie and throws the rest in the trash. "That's what I think of Obama." At a time when the negative tone of the presidential race is enough to turn anyone's stomach, Mr. Gabriello and like-minded bakers, chefs and bartenders hope voters save some room for food and drinks resembling, named for or inspired by the...
  • JFK's liaisons, Jackie's pain

    05/18/2003 6:53:16 AM PDT · by kattracks · 76 replies · 11,473+ views
    New York Daily News | 5/18/03 | TRACY CONNOR
    They say a woman always knows - and Jacqueline Kennedy was no exception. The queen of Camelot was heart-wrenchingly aware of the sexual affairs President John Kennedy engaged in during his years in the White House, a new book reveals. In "An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963," author Robert Dallek details how the President tried to satisfy a voracious appetite for sex by bedding a string of party girls and staffers. In "An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963," author Robert Dallek details how the President tried to satisfy a voracious appetite for sex by bedding a string of...