Tag Archives: Waco

“Do they not have dive bars and strip clubs in Waco?”

I know that it’s terrible that nine people lost their lives yesterday, and there are probably any number of serious topics that we could discuss related to the prevalence gang violence and the like, but, looking at the photos coming in from Waco last night, all I could think about was how odd that it […]

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The growing violence on the right

Someone left a comment earlier today about Democratic offices around the country having their windows smashed in the wake of the historic vote earlier in the week on health care reform. I was planning to write about it tonight, but a reader by the name of Jim Essex just informed me that Rachel Maddow had […]

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Elizabeth Clare Prophet, and what made her give up her weapons stockpile

Doomsday predicting cult leader Elizabeth Clare Prophet, perhaps best known to many of you as the visionary musician responsible for works like The Great Divine Rectors Call, has died at the age of 70. I don’t know much about Prophet or her cult – the Church Universal and Triumphant – but I came across an […]

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