A prayerful inauguration

The verb inaugurate means literally "to practice augury." Happy to clear that up for you.Augury, for those of you who aren't students of classical literature, was the ancient practice of foretelling the future, divining what will come by reading various signs and omens. In Roman times, an augur ... Continue reading

Someone buy Mike Newdow a dog, please!

Michael Newdow, the Madelyn Murray O'Hair pretender, has lost his first round in federal court to ban prayer and any other religiosity from the upcoming Presidential inauguration. Clearly, this is a lonely man. How else to explain Newdow's obsessive self-promotion?It started with his suit to ... Continue reading