Good morning and welcome to the weekend. I’m going to do a bullet-version of the reading today with less commentary, as I’m in the midst of some home renovation projects! Enjoy the morning speed read…
Tim Challies posted a brand new Visual Theology. This one’s on the Old Testament Tabernacle and is pretty cool.
Apparently Scott Pruitt lied under oath during his confirmation hearing…oops.
We’re back in the 5th grade this week, as House and Senate Dems call for impeachments and resignations and recusals, while the President calls for the same from them. From Fox: Trump slams Pelosi, Schumer as Russia meeting pics emerge
Most people felt the sting of this one: Amazon typo hobbled large part of internet. Amazing how connected things are, and how influential Amazon’s services are.
Speaking of Amazon, this one is from WaPo: An exclusive look at Jeff Bezos’s plan to set up Amazon-like delivery for ‘future human settlement’ of the moon. Excerpt:
Bezos’s proposal comes as SpaceX founder Elon Musk made a stunning announcement this week that his company planned to fly two unnamed, private citizens on a tourist trip around the moon by next year — an ambitious timeline that, if met, could beat a similar mission by NASA.
Pop Culture: The alchemy of the perfect pop song, according to the elusive songwriting genius behind hits by Britney Spears and Taylor Swift
I liked how Al Mohler explored/discussed the President’s address to Congress this week. In case you haven’t seen the address, here’s the full thing on YouTube. Here’s the take from the right.
Similar topic here…from the Wall Street Journal, ‘The Pantsuit Rebellion: Pelosi Presides over a Political Disaster.’
John MacArthur was the guest speaker on Ligonier’s audio podcast this week, and he was really fantastic. The topic was the holiness of God.
Haven’t read this yet…but looking forward to it: What Tolkien Did So Well, What We Do So Poorly
TAKE NOTE: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ will introduce world to first gay Disney character
This is…a lot of money! From Michael Rubin ‘Iran confirms: US paid ransom’
Just…Odd: Humans’ Hidden Ability to Navigate the World With Tongue Clicks.
Apple’s new corporate campus is a builder’s nightmare...and looks like its going to be no fun to work at either.
Hilarious: pretty funny political commercial here from the Georgia special election campaign to replace HHS Secretary Tom Price.
This promises to be intriguing…’Throw Like a Girl: Why Feminism Insults Real Women’. I haven’t read it yet, but its on the top of my list along with that Tolkien article from Challies.
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Here is another article to add to the one you linked above (Erick Erickson, “Last Night, the Man Became the President,” on The Resurgent) for “the take from the right” on the President’s speech.
Bruce Thornton, “Donald Trump’s Boffo Speech To Congress” (3 MAR 2017), on Frontpage Mag at http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/265981/donald-trumps-boffo-speech-congress-bruce-thornton [accessed 3 MAR 2017].