Posts Tagged ‘christian’

Concrete and Clay and General Decay: Maintaining a Tall Christian Cross High Atop Earthquake Country Must Not Be Easy

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

As seen in the Western Addition:

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Note internal cross-bracing…


Monday, June 24th, 2013

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City Hall Gets Colorful for CHRISTmas 2012: Red = The Blood of Christ, Green = Eternal Life in Christ

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

See what I mean?

SFGov celebrates the birth of baby Jesus:

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Thanks for the Bible lecture, SFGov!

Merry Christmas part.

Modern Christian Symbolism:

  • Red – Christ’s blood shed for our sin on the cross. (John 19:34)
  • Green – Eternal life in Christ. (John 3:16-17)

So the Only Difference Between a Good Christmas Tree Abandoner and a Bad Christmas Tree Abandoner is Timing?

Friday, January 6th, 2012

I think that’s it.

A grove of dead Christmas trees, Financial District, California, USA. Just throw it wherever the Hell you want, Christian. We’ll take care of it for you:

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Boy, getting rid of these trees is a lot easier than getting them in the first place…

So, bring out your dead.

Giant Buddha of Civic Center Not So Tough After All – Loses a Head and a Couple of Its Arms

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Seeing how it was built makes me feel it has less power now, like it has less control over me. In my daily nightmares it usually has a solid core of molybdenum or that Terminator II kind of metal. And sometimes, on a few nights, the good ones, it’s creamy nougat.

Mmmmmm, nougat.

But, as you can see, it’s mostly just air in there, it’s not solid at all:

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You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, bless you! God bless you all to Heaven!

And Steve Rhodes has the video of an arm disassembly. (Not so tough now, are you, Buddha?)

Whether You’re Christian or Wiccan, Clancy’s Christmas Trees & Pumpkin Patch Satisfies – An Inner Sunset Tradition

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Well, Samhain / Halloween is almost here, so it’s time to check out Yelp-rated Clancy’s Christmas Trees and Pumpkin Patch in the Inner Funset* near Lawton and 7th Avenue.

But don’t be afraid to grab your Christian boy or girl and get on over there, as they’ll be welcome as well.

Who needs the suburbs? Who needs Half Moon Bay? Clancy’s has everything needed to satisfy all your pum’kin patch needs and it looks pretty good on a Dreaded Sunny Day:

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Always remember, “Dropping Pumpkins Will Hurt Them.”

All right, Blessed Be and Merry Part.

See you there!

*Never ever joke around about how the Inner Sunset maybe, sometimes, just maybe has a bit of fog sometimes or about how there were six parking spaces a stone’s throw away from Park Chow available at eight-something PM on a cold winter’s night. The IS’ers, they don’t like that kind of talk. NOT ONE BIT!

No more scooter rides in the cemetery

Just old spider webs and memories

No more scooter rides in the cemetery

Just old spider webs and memories

UC Hastings Throws Down: Defeats Christian Legal Society in U.S. Supreme Court

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Remember that whole thing with U.C. Hastings (the largest and oldest law school in the West) getting into it with the Christian Legal Society? Well, it’s over, with Hastings winning in a 5-4 decision.

(That means that there will be one less thing for incoming Dean Frank H. Wu to worry about when he takes over on July 1.)

Get all the deets, here and below, and see what the CLS has to say, after the jump, and oh, here’s a nice take already from fast-working Bob Egelko.

The flag of Victory, or something, flying above The Tower at 100 McAllister:

U.S. Supreme Court Affirms UC Hastings’ Policy in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez, et al. Decision

The Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez, et al., signifying an important win in the country’s highest court for the College’s policy on recognition of student organizations and for higher education generally.

In the ruling authored by Justice Ginsburg, the decision stated: “Compliance with Hastings’ all-comers policy, we conclude, is a reasonable, viewpoint-neutral condition on access to the student-organization forum.”

“We are very pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision.  The College’s intent has always been to ensure the leadership, educational and social opportunities afforded by officially recognized student organizations are available to all students attending public institutions.  The Court’s ruling validates our policy, which is rooted in equity and fairness,” said Leo Martinez, Acting Chancellor and Dean, Hastings College of the Law.  

Justice Ginsburg delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justices Stevens, Kennedy, Breyer and Sotomayor joined.  Justices Stevens and Kennedy joined the majority opinion in full and filed concurring opinions.  Justice Alito filed a dissenting opinion in which Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Scalia and Thomas joined.  

COURT’S DECISION:        Available at

BRIEFS:        Available at

As promised, the Christians Speak, after the jump.


Our Graffitoed Giant Buddha in Civic Center Got All Cleaned Up Yesterday

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Remember back earlier this month when people promoting Kodak’s version of a Flip camera thought it was all viral to vandalise the giant 15-ton Buddha down in Civic Center? Well, the sculpture is all cleaned up now. Let’s take a look.

Here’s a screen grab from the now-censored Kodak viral marketing video. (You can still see the shorter, censored 4:13 version here.) 

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No attempt was made to clean things up for a while so here’s the way it looked when I was taking some girl to the Costco on Wednesday:

See? (There was other graffiti elsewhere of course.)

Well, check it, it’s all cleaned up now. They must have done this Thursday A.M. As it looks today:

Sacrilege never looked so good.

I’m calling this an A-one clean-up job.

Christian Fundamentalists Consider Our Giant Buddha Sculpture a Sign of the Rapture

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Well, “Three Head Six Arm Buddha” by Shanghai artist Zhang Huan has just arrived in Civic Center but the Internets are already burning up with talk of the Rapture.

Why? ‘Cause this 15-ton monster portends the arrival of the Antichrist Maitreya (or something). And then things will go downhill fairly quickly after that, apparently. (Actually, we were supposed to get the Rapture on January 11, 2009, because of Barack Obama of course, but then….)

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(That Five Doves website doesn’t look like much, but it gets more traffic than this one anyway.)

The End is Nigh. So don’t forget to bring  a sacrifice to tomorrow’s Grand Celebration. (Goat skin chaps optional.)

See you there!

The U.S. Supreme Court Puts UC Hastings Law School on the Map – CLS vs. Hastings

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

The thing about college administrators is that they love attention. So yesterday’s news of the somewhat ridiculous lawsuit fighting the non-discrimination policies for student clubs at the University of California, Hastings College of Law is nothing but a good thing for the oldest and largest law school west of the Mississippi.

If I were running the Christian Law Society (CLS), I wouldn’t ask my fellow students and/or the taxpayers to fund my little $250/year transportation fund, but that’s me. In any event, let’s expect the Supremes to smack down the CLS with finality next year, and thereby make this matter crystal clear for All. (I mean, they’re looking at this case for a reason, right?)  

This was the scene last night, with the news vans parked betwixt the 200 McAllister Building and McAllister Tower (aka The Towers).


See you next year, when this all gets sorted out.

Fiat Justitia!