Semper Reformanda

Upon the door of Wittenberg, the sound of banging could be heard – a monk did stand before the church and Martin was his name. A fire burning in his heart, Reform was now about to start – as Martin Luther nailed the Theses upon the church that day. 1517 was the year and October … Continue reading Semper Reformanda

The 95 Theses

Disputation of Doctor Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences

By Dr. Martin Luther, anno Domini 1517

Out of love for the truth and the desire to bring it to light, the following propositions will be discussed at Wittenberg, under the presidency of the Reverend Father Martin Luther, Master of Arts and of Sacred Theology, and Lecturer in Ordinary on the same at that place. Wherefore he requests that those who are unable to be present and debate orally with us, may do so by letter.

In the Name our LORD Jesus Christ. Amen.

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Sooners Prevail With 38-35 Victory

Oklahoma barely escaped another season-spoiling upset by Oklahoma State.

Adrian Peterson rushed for 249 yards and Cowboys kicker Jason Ricks missed a 49-yard field goal with 11 seconds left, giving the second-ranked Sooners a 38-35 victory over their pesky instate rivals on Saturday.

Mark Bradley caught a career-high three TD passes for Oklahoma (8-0, 5-0, Big 12), which has won two straight over the Cowboys since losing two costly games in the Bedlam series in 2001 and 2002.

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More Media Spin

This morning’s report of 3.7 percent economic growth in the third quarter was the best pre-election growth rate in at least the last quarter century, better than in 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000. Coupled with the creation of nearly two million jobs since the Bush tax cuts took full effect in the summer … Continue reading More Media Spin

Curious Specimen

From the International Herald Tribure: Vote in U.S. inflames Europeans. Judging from opinion polls, media reports and conversation on this side of the Atlantic, the overwhelming sentiment on what would be bad for Europe is another four years with President George W. Bush. In Britain, France, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands, Europeans appear to be … Continue reading Curious Specimen