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Happy Easter 2018

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Palestinian Christian youth carry candles during Easter prayers at the Church of Saint Porphyrius in Gaza City on April 1, 2018.

Via Happy Easter 2018 @ FREE WHITEWATER.

Says Five Minutes Is Too Expensive

The company’s CEO, Dan Ariens, claimed it would cost $1 million for his Ariens Company to continue allowing its Muslim employees to take five-minute prayer breaks. The centuries-old Islamic practice, followed by more than 1 billion people worldwide, was just too much for the lawn mower and snowmobile manufacturer to handle.

“It gets out of control,” Ariens said of the prayer breaks.

Via Anti-Muslim CEO Is Key Walker Ally @ PR Watch.

Kim Davis & ‘Eye of the Tiger?

It’s putting it mildly to say this was kind of a strange event. 

If I just got out of jail and had to speak to a crowd of supporters, I would not have allowed “Eye of the Tiger” to be played as I took the stage. I wouldn’t have been comfortable with that. 

Turns out, Survivor wasn’t comfortable with the use of the song….

Via @ Kim Davis & ‘Eye of the Tiger’ @  FREEDOM EDEN.

“He sounds like one of us. He leans forward like one of us. He answers questions like one of us.”

For Reynolds [professor of philosophy and provost at Houston Baptist University], Walker speaks “in a biblical cadence” and uses “biblical expressions,” sending cues that others in a “biblically illiterate society” might not pick up on. Although of course no one is making early predictions, Reynolds said, “I could see Scott Walker pulling this off.” Via…