Monthly Archives: May 2016

Tending the fire

This month, the Scourge is in France enjoying the revelatory art, the countryside and, of course, the food (who wouldn’t love a culture that serves a baguette smeared with butter and then camembert as lunch?). Our blogging antihero has been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Forget god. Believe in you.

Today’s New York Times features an in-depth article about the slow march of radical Islam into Europe through the gates of Kosovo. The country’s longstanding form of Islam is considered loosey-goosey by the extremists who set up camp shortly after … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Convert me not

There’s nothing like a deathbed conversion to warm the saccharine cockles of a Christian heart, and according to a new book by author by Larry X. Taunton, the greatest heretic in recent memory might have come perilously close to recanting his … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Playing defense

This week, both the Washington Post and Al Jazeera reported on arrests made in a Pakistan “honor killing” case. Seventeen year-old Ambreen Riasat helped her friend elope with a secret boyfriend, and when village elders found out about it, they drugged … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The war on Christianity (and others)

It was only a matter of time before the Mormons became the subject of a post. After all, the Scourge lives in Phoenix, perilously close to the Mormon Mecca, Salt Like City. Just the other night, two smiling youths knocked … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment