Posts tagged "the ten commandments"

Holy Oiling the Machine

09 January 2006 Via Salon, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday on the clandestine consecration of the hearing room where the questioning of Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito is taking place today. The consecration — which included blessing the doors to the room, praying for each member of the judicial committee by name, and anointing each of the...

It’s a Celebration

“Finally, a day in which we can come together and celebrate God’s eternal moral law.” Mark your calendars for February 5, 2006 (or February 4th, for those Saturday-Sabbath observers), when one of this year’s most tedious religio-political controversies could be gloriously resurrected by the interfaith attentions of Christians and Jews celebrating “Ten Commandments Day”: “a...

Rock ‘n’ Roy (Moore, Moore, Moore!)

“Like a lot of celebrities, the Rock is smaller than you expect it to be…” No, not the awesome wrestling star of Walking Tall and this summer’s Will Rogers Institute pre-movie guilt trips. The Rock, dude, as in Judge Roy Moore‘s 5,000-plus pound hunka granite in the shape of the Ten Commandments. Joshua Green goes...

Pay No Attention to the History of the Historic Monument

Ten Commandments watch. Verdict: Yes! in Wisconsin. Means: Sell the land under the monument and fence it in with notices that “This is not a pipe public land.” Bitter analogy made by opposition: Compare the “sham” sale to the Wizard of Oz’s disclaimer, “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.”