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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Just who is Sam Doonby? That’s the question everyone in the honky-tonk town of Smithville wants to know after a good-looking but mysterious “Golden Boy” hops off a bus and takes up residence in the one-horse town 40 miles east of Austin, Texas. A wandering poet-philosopher, Sam Doonby does good wherever he goes, but he also seems to attract trouble like still water attracts mosquitoes. Most people like him at first, but… Read More

Why does God allow suffering? Why do bad things happen to good people?

A Review of Roosters of the Apocalypse: How the Junk Science of Global Warming Nearly Bankrupted the Western World, by Rael Jean Isaac Beginning in April 1856, after decades of frontier skirmishes with British colonial powers, the Xhosa tribe of current day South Africa stopped planting crops, slaughtered their cattle, and destroyed their grain stores. Now why would any clear-thinking people do this? Well, they had acted on the prophecy of a… Read More