Respectful Insolence

Archives for June 2, 2006

Back in October, Jamie McCarthy and I castigated Bill O’Reilly for implying that at Malmedy in December 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge U.S. Airborne troops had massacred Nazis soldiers who had surrendered when in fact the Malmedy massacre was perpetrated by SS troops to whom U.S. soldiers had surrendered. Naturally, after ragging on…

The time: last week, Friday evening. The place: Borders Books. As my wife and I wandered around our local Borders Books browsing, I came across something you don’t see every day. In the Christian Books section of the store, there was a prominent display. In the display, not unexpectedly, were a number of books about…

All you need is this. Yes, it’s the Jesus Pan. Who needs to wait for miracles to produce things like the Jesus grilled cheese sandwich? Now you can make them yourself! Prediction: Coming soon….The Virgin Mary Pan! Maybe you can think of other great products along these lines? Lenin, anyone?