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CNN Host Sues Trump For Assault And Defamation After Town Hall

"He said things I didn't agree with. Even worse, he said things I didn't like," said Collins in a statement. "It was the most traumatizing experience of my life. It was assault, plain and simple. And defamation. I'm suing Trump for $5 million like that other lady."

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"The value of the myth is that it takes all the things we know and restores to them the rich significance which has been hidden by 'the veil of familiarity.' The child enjoys his cold meat, otherwise dull to him, by pretending it is buffalo, just killed with his own bow and arrow. And the child is wise. The real meat comes back to him more savory for having been dipped in a story . . . by putting bread, gold, horse, apple, or the very roads into a myth, we do not retreat from reality: we rediscover it." — C.S. Lewis

My Jr higher was asking about reliable news sources.

I suggested to him that people used to think good news was information that aligned with reality.

Today we get alignment with a narrative regardless of reality.

I settle for sources with a declared bias because then you know how to filter it.

Funny to see a post yesterday about how people should be scared of Fox News CoMiNg fOr yOuR FaMiLy.

Fox is going after the guy that the "Fox news is ScArY" crowd are upset about.

In a situation with one of my teen sons that seems hopeless.

And yet, God does pretty good with hopeless.

May we not grow completely weary.

Yesterday I thought, wait.... Have we ever seen Lemon and Carson in the same room?

Now the same lawyer represents both.

Here's my theory.... Fox and CNN realized they had someone working in disguise at a competitor and let him go.

But which is the costume? Was Carson dressed to as Lemon to make a mockery of leftists, or was Lemon dressed up as Carson to make a mockery of Conservatives?

Met a Mayoral candidate today. He knocked on my door and we chatted for a few minutes.

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@tylerdave I've been happy with for a month or so after needing a new app for the same reason.

I've stayed on target with with the 1% daily cardio distance increase, only skipping a run once per month so far. Cracked 2 miles daily this weekend.

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“Sorry, Pippin, but I don’t think they serve second breakfast in hell, either…”

Regardless of whether you intend it or recognize it, the structures around you form who you are. The way your time is structured, the way your spaces, home, workplace, church are structured are all formative. They all influence who you are.

We shape the world we live in, which in turn shapes us.

(My takeaway from a discussion spawned out of my admiration of - and a friend's disgust for - the beautifully ornate architecture of the historic churches in San Francisco, as compared to a equally expensive multi use conference center of a church facility.)

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Jesus both loved people for who they were and called for repentance. I'd like to suggest that different Christian traditions tend to favour one of those sides. But loving people without calling for repentance leaves people stuck in sin. Calling for repentance without loving people is judgmentalism.

God's kindness leads us to repentance. We need both.

The tricky question is: how can we make sure that we don't get stuck on only one side?

#Jesus #church #fedichurch

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Many software engineers will only take a job if remote work is an option and will likely quit if their employer mandates a return to the office, according to Hired's annual software engineering study.

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“The GSFA is no longer able to recognise the present Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rt Hon and Most Rev Justin Welby, as the ‘first among equals’ leader of the global Communion,” the statement said. 

“He has sadly led his House of Bishops to make the recommendations that undergirded the General Synod motion on ‘Living in Love and Faith’, knowing that they run contrary to the faith and order of the orthodox provinces in the Communion whose people constitute the majority in the global flock.

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It’s a beautiful day to remember your mortality and forsake your sins.

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