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A La Carte (01/26)

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Thursday January 26, 2005

Politics: A member of the Conservative Party who narrowly lost in Monday’s election claims there were voting irregularities. Oh boy. “We feel the election was stolen,” he said. “We’re going to be appealing…”

Blogging: My friend David (aka The Thirsty Theologian) has moved to a new stomping ground. You can now find his blog at

Theology: The new issue of Reformation21 has been posted. The topic this month is, once again, peraching. Justin Taylor has the details.

Interview: If you haven’t yet listened to Hugh Hewitt’s interview with Joel Stein, you really ought to give it a listen. Stein wrote a column against the war and Hewitt unmasks this guy’s complete ignorance. Stein reminds me of a lot of people I’ve heard discuss the war!

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