If one would give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest man, I would find something in them to have him hanged.
--- Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu
27 August 2008
To all those who respond to any amount of outrageous behavior by the TSA, the Dept. of Homeland Security, etc... with "If you aren't doing anything wrong, what do you have to hide?," I offer:
20 August 2008
New occasions teach new duties,
Time makes ancient good uncouth;
They must upward still and onward
Who would keep abreast of truth.
--- James Russell Lowell, Hymn 519 in the 1940 Episcopal Church Hymnal
From back in the days of 1940. When, uh... hippies, feminists, gay rights activists, and other radical reappraisers ruled The Episcopal Church, right ? ;)
[tip 'o the hat to Allen Mellen for the reference]
19 August 2008
15 August 2008
11 August 2008
When I climb up on the cross, it's sacrifice. When you put me up there, it's murder. --- the Rev. Alta Gracia Perez, the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles
I offer this to all the so-called "Windsor Bishops" in TEC, and to any General Convention delegate who voted for B033 at GC2006, to reflect upon...