Quotes January 2010

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“The Republican Party has thrown in its lot with the terroristsâ€"the Taliban and Hamasâ€"this morning in criticizing the president for receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.”
â€"DNC Communications Director Brad Woodhouse, Politico, October 9

“It’s time that we raise up above immature name calling and start talking to the teabaggers.”
â€"Mike Elk, a staffer at the liberal group Campaign for America’s Future, writing in Truthout, October 2

“When I go to town hall meetings, I’ll say ‘You’re crazy’â€"in a respectful way.”
â€"Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on how he deals with anti-Obama conspiracy theorists, at an Atlantic Monthly/Aspen Institute forum, October 1

“I don’t have a problem with it. But it should not be used for wrong purposes.”
â€"Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, discussing Twitter with Ann Curry of NBC News, tweeted by Curry on September 18

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  1. My only point is that if you take the Bible straight, as I’m sure many of Reasons readers do, you will see a lot of the Old Testament stuff as absolutely insane. Even some cursory knowledge of Hebrew and doing some mathematics and logic will tell you that you really won’t get the full deal by just doing regular skill english reading for those books. In other words, there’s more to the books of the Bible than most will ever grasp. I’m not concerned that Mr. Crumb will go to hell or anything crazy like that! It’s just that he, like many types of religionists, seems to take it literally, take it straight.

  2. My only point is that if you take the Bible straight, as I’m sure many of Reasons readers do, you will see a lot of the Old Testament stuff as absolutely insane. Even some cursory knowledge of Hebrew and doing some mathematics and logic will tell you that you really won’t get the full deal by just doing regular skill english reading for those books.

  3. My only point is that if you take the Bible straight, as I’m sure many of Reasons readers do, you will see a lot of the Old Testament stuff as absolutely insane

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