Notes From All Over

May 30, 2008 | 6 comments
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The week in links.

Just when you thought you had seen it all. . .
29th May 2008 @ 11 PM
HT: LDS Science Review

Hurray for due process! Texas Supreme Court rules against CPS — FLDS children going home soon. Let the $460 million lawsuit begin!
29th May 2008 @ 6 PM Y

Positive and negative press treatment of candidates
29th May 2008 @ 5 PM

Free Speech on Abortion in Canadian Schools
29th May 2008 @ 3 PM

California Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage in New York or something.
29th May 2008 @ 2 PM

A real hero in Vietnam
29th May 2008 @ 1 PM
HT–Ardis Parshall

Scott H. Swaner, RIP (Belatedly remembering a man, a missionary, and a moment in time)
29th May 2008 @ 12 PM
As for the soundtrack…it was either Elvis, or the Church’s “Under the Milky Way.” Either one works.

BCC admonishes bloggers to take prophetic counsel seriously. Posts supporting gay marriage amendments coming soon.
29th May 2008 @ 10 AM

Monson, Uchtdorf, and Beck, just hanging out on Air Force One
29th May 2008 @ 7 AM

Comments are vanity?
28th May 2008 @ 5 PM

Affirmation urges Church leaders not to “use their energies and their funds” to try and overturn gay marriage ruling
28th May 2008 @ 4 PM

Should we celebrate tepid growth of the Church?
28th May 2008 @ 1 PM

This looks interesting–”How to Give a Great Sacrament Meeting Talk”
28th May 2008 @ 1 PM

Review of Sen. Reid’s new biography: “While most political biographies are so full of hot air and self-importance that they produce measurable greenhouse gases, at times Reid’s story feels like it was run through the typewriter of Erskine Caldwell.”
27th May 2008 @ 11 PM

Debate on the merits of government incentives to procreate
27th May 2008 @ 1 PM

Prophet, Seer… and Tree-hugger?
26th May 2008 @ 10 PM

Matheson fights to keep Utah from becoming world’s nuclear waste dump
26th May 2008 @ 10 PM

The challenge of teaching Mormon history
25th May 2008 @ 12 PM


Richard Turley: Brigham Young did not order 1857 massacre

25th May 2008 @ 12 PM

Mothers, don’t tell your kids that raising them is slavery. My advice.
23rd May 2008 @ 6 PM

New Segullah issue.
23rd May 2008 @ 6 PM

Goodbye, Mormon Wasp
23rd May 2008 @ 3 PM

Maybe you’re more than human — a superorganism?
23rd May 2008 @ 11 AM

Smart, nuanced take on gay adoption
Added: 23rd May 2008 @ 11 AM

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6 Responses to Notes From All Over

  1. Ardis Parshall on May 30, 2008 at 11:51 am

    The one I want to comment on is one you just put up, minutes past your cut-off for this post, linking to the Gently Hew Stone blog. Yikes! Why hasn’t anyone brought this to my attention before? It is fantastic!

    It’s going to be expensive to follow — I’ve already ordered seven books from Amazon after a few minutes’ reading, and it’s going to be expensive in time to catch up with the last few months’ entries — but worth every minute.

    This is commenter Huston’s blog. Is it on the aggregators? I’m adding it to Keepapitchinin’s blogroll this morning.

  2. Researcher on May 30, 2008 at 3:18 pm

    I glanced at the Deseret News comments on the Richard Turley story on whether BY ordered the MMM. The comments seemed to follow this pattern:

    Yes he did.
    No he didn’t.
    Yes he did.
    No he didn’t and you’re a jerk.
    Yes he did and you’re a jerk too.
    And so forth.

    Makes me glad to have discovered T&S and the other places to discuss such things in a slightly more educated way.

  3. Matt Evans on May 30, 2008 at 5:17 pm

    Yes, Researcher, the operative word in your final sentence is “slightly.”

  4. Kaimi on May 30, 2008 at 10:31 pm

    No it isn’t. (And you’re a dweeb.)

  5. Seth R. on May 30, 2008 at 10:35 pm

    Geez Kaimi,

    Just the sort of thing a TBM, morgbot, Peter-Priesthood, BYU Honor Code facist would say.

    Why don’t all you tools think for yourselves?

  6. Ray on May 30, 2008 at 11:02 pm

    Researcher, are you still going to stand by your “more educated way” comment? *grin*

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