The Salvation Army lets you start an online kettle of your own. Check it out here.
I only have time to make a donation, if you're more like me then make a donation to my red kettle of choice with team Hugh Hewitt by clicking here or the image below.
If you're unfamiliar with Hugh, he is one of the best conservative Christian radio show hosts in the country and my personal favorite. You can see his blog at hughhewitt.com.
You don't have to donate to his kettle, but donate to one somewhere! The Salvation Army is FAR short of their goals this Christmas, so let's help them out!Add a comment
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When you look at a spoon from the front everything is inverted, your reflection appears upside down. When you look at its backside (or from a backwards perspective), everything is right-side up.
That's the sort of world we live in right now, what is good and right in the world is being increasingly seen in a reverse light. That's The Looking Spoon.
We believe that visual communication is and always has been the most powerful way to relay ideas and get them through to people. So the main purpose of this site will be to collect, share, and blog about images, graphics and memes with a conservative/center-right point of view.
Additionally, The Looking Spoon seeks to create original, biting, aggressive, un-PC, very un-PC, and "pad the room if a liberal sees this" commentary from a conservative to center-right point of view with art and Photoshop work that employs everything from serious commentary to humor, satire, sarcasm, and the kitchen sink if we'd finally get the technology to upload one.
Original works of The Looking Spoon can be found in the "TLS Original Art" menu to the right, and can be identified throughout the blog as the pieces marked with The Looking Spoon's logo.Add a comment
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I'm out on vacation until July 6, so until then there will be very few updates if any at all (I may just do Twitter updates...)
In the meantime check out all my previous works if you haven't already, and if you have then check 'em out again!
I'll be back soon!
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