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Why the Iran Nuclear Agreement is a Good Deal

The official name of the Iran Nuclear agreement is the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA. It was signed in Vienna on 14 July 2015 between the Islamic Republic of Iran on one side and France, Great Britain, China, Germany, Russia, and the US on the other. The alliance of France, Great Britain, China, Germany, Russia, and the US is known as the “P5 +1”. “P5” refers to the five permanent members of... read more

22 Oct: Daily Homily and Tweets

Things are not looking good in New Zealand. We’ve finally got a government, but the only people it’s ideal for are Winston Peters and his voters. The weather is gloomy after several days of lovely sunshine. And, worst of all, the All Blacks LOST! There are, of course, lots of tweets about both the rugby and the government in the Twitterverse in New Zealand. The All Blacks losig is a guaranteed... read more

18 Oct: Daily Homily (Religion & Children) and Tweets

I haven’t done many religion tweets in these posts, so I’ll write about it instead. A couple of weeks ago I once again had proselytizers at the front door. This time, they were from the Seventh Day Adventist Church. One was a man in his 30s or 40s, and the other was a boy of about sixteen. The poor kid was obviously extremely nervous. He told me where he was from and invited me to a meeting at... read more

17 Oct 2017: Homily (NZ Coalitions) and Daily Tweets

It’s been a couple of days, so I thought it was about time I did a tweets post. I’ve been partly writing a “proper” post, and partly taking time off. Spoiler Alert: the “proper” post is about the Iran Nuclear deal, which I support. It’s mostly written, and I know what the rest is going to say. However, I’m not up to writing today, so it’s on the... read more

Tweets and Homily: Fox Blames Clinton for Weinstein

The Twitter-verse is still full of tweets about Harvey Weinstein, which is no surprise. More and more women are coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment, assault, and rape. The MO (method of operation) many of them describe is very similar, which makes them all the more believable. While I was halfway through finding tweets for today’s post, I started playing the episode of Fox... read more

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