ALL ABOARD! NEXT STOP THE GULAG.

For almost seventy years of the 20th century, the Soviet Union engaged in the systemic elimination of religion. Beginning with Vladimir Lenin and then Joseph Stalin, they considered religion of…
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A BEST SELLER?

J.K Rowling writes a book, and she sells 120 million copies. I write a book, and I sell 120 copies... to my mother. No joke, she kept buying them and…
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X MARKS THE SPOT

When I was growing up we had a silly joke. Question: How do you tell a female chromosome from a male chromosome? Answer: Pull down its genes. We thought that…
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A CAPITAL SCANDAL

Last December Donald Trump announced that the US would move its American Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The announcement was met with applause by some and condemnation…
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IF YOU’RE SO DARN RICH THEN WHY AIN’T YOU SMART

When I was growing up we had a poster in our basement of two hobos in an alley. The one says to the other, “If you’re so darn smart, then…
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LONG-HAIRED FREAKY PEOPLE NEED NOT APPLY

A few months ago I was standing in a church lobby in Edmonton when a young woman approached and asked me if I had every heard of the Five Man…
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OH CANNABIS

When I was growing up in the 60's, drug use, especially pot, was very common place. Everybody knew someone they could get some weed from if they wanted. Our high school…
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ADDICTED TO THE DONALD

The news team helicopter hovered overhead capturing every moment. The stolen black limo was careening down the avenue clipping parked cars and running red lights. Police sirens were blaring and…
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NEBUCHADNEZZAR TRUMPS JEZEBEL

For years I have poked fun of the idea that Donald Trump wanted to one day be the President of the United States. When people asked me if I thought…
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NO, GUNS ACTUALLY DO KILL PEOPLE!

A few years ago a pastor friend of mine in the American Mid-West had to conduct a very sad funeral for a 7 year old girl. It was one of…
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