May 25, 2010
From my student-loan “exit counseling” (and accompanying “exam”):
If you choose not to make your payments and make no arrangements such as a deferment or forbearance, your loan will eventually default. . . .
May 19, 2010
I want to bless the Lord in everything,
And let His praise be in my mouth forever.
Let those who mourn give ear, take heart, and sing;
Come, let us all sing God is great together!
May 13, 2010
You may have heard that Arizona recently passed an immigration law.* Its critics claim several objections; according to them, among other things:
1—A state has no business dealing with the immigration problem; that’s for the federal government.
(The federal government has chosen not to enforce the border, and that should be the end of that!)
May 6, 2010
“. . . in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.” Therefore God tells us, in Exodus 20:8-11 and Deuteronomy 5:12-15, to remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy: “Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work . . . .”
May 3, 2010
Update (May 4th, 2010): The Board of Elections site says it will provide frequently updated totals from today’s election as they become available. (As of this writing, zero precincts are reporting, but you can see what the totals were in the early voting.)
For anyone registered to vote in the primary tomorrow in Hamilton County, polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (See the Board of Elections site to check your registration and polling location.) The county also provides a list of candidates and issues for your convenience (I believe the letters after candidates’ names other than the familiar “D” and “R” stand for the four “minor” parties recognized by Ohio: Libertarian, Constitution, Green and Socialist). Here’s the skinny: