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The infertility of unemployment

September 30, 2011 by

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From Business Insider: A recent study by ForbesWoman and YourTango found that 75% of women polled would not marry a man who was unemployed… Once a couple gets past the first few dates and falls in love, they’re likely to quickly combine living expenses. But census data show the increase in opposite-sex couples living together […]

Gen 4-7

September 30, 2011 by

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(Based upon the ESV chronological Bible reading plan.) Genesis 4 Cain and Abel 1Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten[a] a man with the help of the LORD.” 2And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker […]

Christian pastor faces execution in Iran

September 29, 2011 by

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From the Daily Mail: A man who converted from Islam to Christianity is facing the death penalty in Iran for refusing to return to his former religion.Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, 34, of the Church of Iran, faces hanging after refusing a court order to renounce his Christian faith. If the execution goes ahead it would be […]

Homeschool Curricula Extravaganza

September 29, 2011 by

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I am a mother of six kids. Yes, I said six, and yes, I know what causes that. On top of that weirdness blessing, we decided to homeschool our six kids. Currently just four, but six of them eventually. We have kids in 1st, 3rd, and 5th grades, and one in pre-K. They are Gazelle […]

The rise of the political aristocracy

September 29, 2011 by

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There was an interesting comment in a previous thread that deserves some further discussion: ” The vast majority of those women who were writers, judges, and legislators before the 1970′s came from the upper-class of white women. In other words, the females at that time (before the 19050′s) who were most powerful became powerful because […]

Gen 1-3

September 29, 2011 by

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(Based upon the ESV chronological Bible reading plan.) Genesis 1 The Creation of the World 1In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. 3And […]

When the vote becomes a problem

September 28, 2011 by

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As a way to solve the national debt crisis, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue recommends suspending congressional elections for the next couple of years. “I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we won’t hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let […]