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The Pope is Coming and the Dalai Lama is Pissed

No, the Dalai Lama isn’t mad at the Pope; that was just to grab your attention. The Pope is visiting America–Washington, DC in fact. The Dalai Lama is upset with China at it’s treatment of Tibet. But they do have something in common. They were both chosen by adherents to lead major religions. Continue reading The Pope is Coming and the Dalai Lama is Pissed

Pope on a Rope?

A break from serious stuff. No offense to Catholics, but “Pope on a rope?” Yes, the Pontiff is coming to the DC Metro area and vendors are stocking up on such memorabilia as bobblehead Popes and “Pope on a rope”. Perhaps this is a way to wash away your sins? Not a “Midnight Confession” but a “Bathtub Confession.” But you better watch out where you put that soap, baby!

I have not heard of any similar products for the Dalai Lama. Maybe it’s just a Catholic thing. Of course to really push the religious/politico envelope, how many of such products are made in China and distributed or sold by Jewish merchants I wonder. OK, not politically correct, I confess–sort of.