On the road: Did Google get religion?

Whoa! Is it just me, or did everyone click on Google News this a.m. and find the following section available in the main page? If this change has somehow been made in the Google template, the timing could not be better. The Rt. Rev. LeBlanc may need to cue up the Freak Out theme music again.

Religion »

Religion: God and money U.S. News & World Report -- Jun 14, 2005 You might think so. After all, the father of modern sociology, Max Weber, saw that there was a pretty powerful connection between being a good Protestant and being a good capitalist. But people have been arguing . . .

Tech Central Station After thinking about it, justices decide to let us think about it Chicago Daily Southtown -- 53 minutes ago By Marlene Lang. The US Constitution doesn't name all the messy potential manifestations of "establishment of a religion," as forbidden in the First Amendment. What we need is a tidy list of all possible situational . . .

Thou shalt not waffle Marion Chronicle Tribune Kentucky congressmen back amending the Constitution Louisville Courier-Journal Palm Beach Post -- commercialappeal.com (subscription) -- Roanoke Times Washington Times -- all 83 related »

Economist Believers, Save the Republic! Washington Post -- 8 hours ago By Jon Meacham. On July 4, 1827, a leading clergyman of the day, the Presbyterian minister Ezra Stiles Ely, preached a controversial sermon in Philadelphia that was published around the country. Its title could . . .

Founding Fathers, founding faith Orlando Sentinel THOU SHALT NOT COMMIT RELIGION Yahoo News Economist -- Useless-Knowledge.com - all 5 related »

Scalia's scary America St. Petersburg Times -- 4 hours ago By ROBYN E. BLUMNER, Times Perspective Columnist. Justice Antonin Scalia would remake our secular republic into a quasi-theocracy; and with the pending retirement of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, we may soon . . . Hoisting Liberals on Their Own Petard: Thank You, Justice Scalia MichNews.com American Rhythms | The court's delicate dance between church and . . . philly.com all 6 related »

Etc. Etc. Etc. I don't even know where to start on this, especially stopped along the roadside on the way to the mountains in a spot of wi-fi.

Speaking of roadside -- I saw an interesting kitsch sign about 67 miles into Georga headed north on I-95 yesterday. It said: "America's smallest church, exit right." I thought about that and it sort of made sense. Churches on the right tend to split a lot as they fight over doctrine.

I wonder if, somewhere, there is a roadside sign that says: "America's smallest church with an endowment, exit left."

Back to the road. Where is the next cyber cafe in the hills?

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