International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet

Ever talked on the phone with someone who was trying to phonetically convey to you a confirmation code or a name and they were having trouble coming up with words to correspond with each letter? “Um…d, as in ‘dog’…um…b, as in ‘boy’…um…n, as in ‘nancy’…” It’s quite frustrating–at both ends–and entirely unnecessary. There is a […]

God’s Army

Jesus killed Mohammed: The crusade for a Christian military Jeff Sharlet, Harper’s Magazine, May 2009, pg. 31 Download the article (pdf). If the following excerpt doesn’t piss you off the remainder of the article surely will. The pious evangelical Christians who would have you think they are a benign-to-positive force are disingenuous at best. They […]