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Saturday, January 31, 2009

The News is so Positively Good, you have to Hide it!

Taking a cue from their copy of the Gospel which told them to put their light under a bushel basket, the guys over at INCENSE (aka positivelyavemaria.blogspot.com) have shut all visitors out of their panacea of positiveness.

I was looking for some good news and a pick me up about the Ave Maria and Ave Maria School of Law stuff (after all, all the news seems depressing so why not try and find something good) but when I visited today, here's what I saw:

Shocked, dismayed, and still depressed about AMSoL's tumble from what it aspired to be I've asked around to find out what's up with that.

Some have said this was a necessary step to prove their allegiance to the Monetized Utopic Empire™ where all good news is carefully dolled out by trained mouths and their mouths had been found unworthy of such a task.

Others have said they never listened to the words of Bowie Kuhn (great proponent of the Ave Maria idea), who said (see post here):
"You've got to develop a sense of humor," Kuhn once said in an interview. "You have to be able to stand back and laugh. That's invaluable, or you're apt to go slightly balmy."

Balmy they are (and hiding in the caves, by that theory).

Others have said (but I doubt it seriously) that they heard the late INCENSE blog was hacked by a pr0n (pornography) group operating out of Turkmenistan that now uses the site to generate revenue getting filthy images into certain areas of internet users that would otherwise be unable to get them because of internet provider level web filtering and logging. I find that hard to believe and just think they have become stingy and want all the good news for themselves.

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