TiVo and religion

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TiVo is spreading the word to religious leaders about its parental controls. Apparently, parents can limit their children’s access to TV using lists of appropriate programming developed by trusted non-profits. Of course, this puts a heavy burden on the non-profits, and it’s probably not failsafe (there’s hardly a parental control that a determined adolescent can’t… Read more »

The crumbling roof of separation of church and state.

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In June, after the roof of the just-built Cedar Grove Methodist Church near Thorsby, Ala., collapsed (with no one inside), church officials revealed that they had never sought building permits, based on Pastor Jeff Carroll’s assumption that “separation of church and state” meant that his church was none of the government’s business. Carroll, whose day… Read more »

Deja vu.

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Wow.  Randy’s weekend sounds disturbingly like mine.  First Friday in the Crossroads…check.  Davidsons…check. Contemplating the infantaphobic…check.  A’ pickin’ and a’ grinnin’? Well, not so much.