It looks like Starbucks is once again attacking the very backbone of our country. The maker of over priced, burnt coffee wasn’t satisfied in pissing off the NRA by not allowing guns in their establishments: This time they went too far. They have made their coffee cups red for the holidays – Red I tell you! No snow flakes? No baby jesus? Outrageous! Of course, the christians are furious: They feel as if their existence is once again under attack, in this instance, by the makers of the quadra mocha latte frothochino, or whatever the hell it is that they serve.
Christians are so miffed that they are taking several courses of action: They are boycotting, threatening to shoot Starbucks employees (very christian), or ordering their hot beverages under the name “Merry Christmas”.
All I can say is this: If you need your local caffeine dealer to affirm your christianity, you’re probably further away from Jesus than what you thought you were.
Think about that when you pass that homeless guy, as you enter into the shop to get your triple shot of whatever the hell it is that you pay $7.00 for.
If you read nothing else for the weekend, you have to at least read this scathing and hysterical article: Jesus Christ Files Lawsuit Against GOP For Slander – Free Wood Post. I have to say, it’s the funniest fucking thing I’ve read in a long time.
Down here, in the sleepy river town of East Jesus Kentucky where I live, the churches are more prevalent than Walgreens. A sign in front of one of the many houses of the holy along my 25 mile drive to work poses this question:
“What if god doesn’t believe in atheists?”
This question was borrowed from Ray Comfort’s book “God Doesn’t Believe in Atheists: Proof That The Atheist Doesn’t Exist.” Apparently, the pastor of East Jesus Baptist Church thought it would be a hoot to pose this question to passers-by, as well as his congregation. The answer to the question is this:
We simply do not give a fuck.
- Debating with Believers (ironatheistblog.wordpress.com)
The world might be an infinitely better place if these had made the top ten :) A tip of the tin foil hat to The Other 98%
No, not Jesus. He had his chance yesterday and he blew it. I’m talking about the ground hog that lives in our back yard, and plays with the neighborhood stray cats. We were worried that with all the flooding this Spring, either he drowned in his winter hidey hole, or that he moved to higher ground. He’s back though, and Winter and Spring looks like it was kind to him. We spotted him today nibbling on the lower branches of our trees, and he’s fat and happy. Or so it would seem; I’m not getting that close to him to find out :)
The Rapture must be under way! We just left the grocery after picking up some last minute Rapture supplies, and the place was nearly empty! Apparently, there are some pretty righteous people in eastern Cincinnati.
I thought that I saw Jesus outside my window this morning, but it turned out to be my neighbor in his bathrobe. The dude really needs to figure out how to close his robe before he ventures outside.
If you haven’t ascended yet, what are your plans today? I plan on spending the day visiting with my partner’s grandmother, doing school work (just in case my professor is still here) and going to catch an arena football game tonight. Of course, this is all subject to change if anything of biblical proportions happens to occur.
I’ll leave with these words in case the Rapture shuts down the internet, and I don’t make it back to the blog: Live each day like it’s going to be your last. Hang out with your mind, have yourself a blast!
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- Believing in the rapture is “American” (contrararian.tumblr.com)
- “I heard that Rapture is today…” and related posts (theknightshift.blogspot.com)
- All quiet on the Rapture front (cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com)
- Apocalypse not right now: ‘Rapture’ end of world fails to materialise (irreligion.org)
- Rapture is Bunk (outsidethebeltway.com)
- Apocalypse not right now: ‘Rapture’ end of world fails to materialise (telegraph.co.uk)