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The Tattlesnake – Things That You’re Liable to Read in the Bible, Part Huh? Edition

“And thou shalt eat it [as] barley cakes, and thou shalt bake it with dung that cometh out of man, in their sight.”
— Ezekiel 4:12

Drop another log on the fire, so to speak.

“If a man be found lying with a woman married to an husband, then they shall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman, and the woman: so shalt thou put away evil from Israel.”
— Deuteronomy 22:22

And yet those pious C Street gentlemen John Ensign and Mark Sanford still walk among us. (I forgot; Old Testament rules only apply to gays.)

“These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: a proud look, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, a false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brethren.”
— Proverbs 6:16-19

Has anyone told Fox News?

“Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?”
— Matthew 6:25

Has anyone told Sarah Palin?

“But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.”
— Matthew 5:36-37

Has anyone told Bush – or his ghostwriter?

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John Ensign as ‘Tricky Dick’ in Watergate Two

“Buried under the pile of details that have emerged in the last 48 hours on the John Ensign investigation is one crucial over-arching development: The federal probe into the matter appears to have expanded, and shifted its focus in a way that could make it an even graver threat to the Nevada senator than before.”
— Zachary Roth, “John Ensign Page,” TPM Muckraker, March 2010.

“A federal grand jury has issued subpoenas to a Republican campaign committee and companies in Nevada in a probe of Sen. John Ensign, who has been under scrutiny for his efforts to find lobbying work for the husband of his former mistress.”
— Pete Yost and Ken Ritter, “Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas GOP Senatorial Committee, Companies in Sen. Ensign Probe,” AP, March 18, 2010.

Origins of ‘The Family’ AKA Flying Spaghetti Monster Christians

Cartoon The Family Origins

Nikolas Kozloff: C Street Family — Sex Scandals, Moral Hypocrisy, and Far Right Agenda in Central America
Buzzflash.com, July 10, 2009

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