- A State-by-State Guide to the Most Hilarious (and Annoying) Slang Across the U.S. -- "The Yahoo Travel team and I polled locals across the country to find out what we say, how we say it, and what the heck it means."
- An Evangelical Response to 'Former' Evangelical Rachel Held Evans On Gay Marriage -- "Actually, those conservative evangelicals that Evans rails against chose to donate to World Vision when there were no media spotlight and no political activists and popular bloggers calling on them to do so. They gave to the poor when no one was looking because that is what God commands us, not what culture expects."
- Florida city wages soviet-style crackdown on churches -- "City officials were so concerned about one congregation that they dispatched a code enforcement officer cloaked in a hoodie to spy on a Southern Baptist church that was meeting in a coffee house."
- Judge blocks DC man from smoking in his own home -- "Smoke a cigarette in the privacy of your home? For one Washington, DC man, that’s no longer an option – at least for a while."
- Little boys allegedly banned from women's restroom -- "A sign taped to a door isn't going to stop me from being that mom who drags her embarrassed sons into the ladies room."
- Rachel Held Evans defends exit from evangelicalism For Episcopalians -- "As the religious landscape in the U.S. changes, Christians are going to have to learn to measure our success by something other than money and power."
- Tennessee Waitress Receives Tip That Brought Tears to Her Eyes -- "The unidentified diners had left a $36 tip on a bill that couldn't have been more than $30, Hudson told ABC News."
- What Every U.S. State is Best at -- "Image from Thrillist"
- What Every U.S. State is Worst at -- "...no two states are the same...but how can you know what makes North Dakota different from South Dakota..."
Monday, March 16, 2015
Soviet-style crackdown, and other links
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