Thursday, June 3, 2010

My "How I Will Be Voting on June 8th" is now up at

Our next book signing will be next Friday night, June 4th at 7pm, at the Barnes and Noble Americana in Glendale.

400-408 John Stonestreet, Executive Director of Summit Ministries ( in Colorado Springs, a worldview-apologetics ministry that each year holds intensive conference-retreats across the country.  They'll be hosting 12 intensive two-week Student Worldview Conferences in 4 states this year: Colorado, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Virginia.  Go to for more info.  They also have worldview curriculum for elementary, middle, high, and Sunday schools.  And, check out their online lecture series, that has the top 150 lectures ever given at Summit!  Today we talk about sin, repentance, and forgiveness by looking at what should have been a perfect game last night in Detroit.

• USA Today (6/2/2010) Video: Armando Galarraga's perfect game ruined by blown call.  There is no question that umpire Jim Joyce's blown call at first base -- after 26 consecutive outs had been recorded -- cost Detroit's Armando Galarraga a perfect game Wednesday night.  Here's the video that will haunt Joyce for years to come.

• WXYZ (6/3/2010) Selig: Game should have ended differently, will examine umpiring system.

• Fox News (6/3/2010) Baseball Commissioner Won't Overturn Blown Call That Cost Perfect Game.

"I was thinking if the umpire says he made a mistake on replay, I'd call it a no-hitter, perfect game. Just scratch it," St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said. "If I was Mr. Selig, in the best interest of the game. The guy got it and I'd give him his perfect game. But here again, I should just shut my mouth."

• Detroit News (6/3/2010) Lawmakers pitch resolutions to recognize Galarraga.

(:15) The call. (MLB Broadcasters in Detroit call the Tigers/Indians game at Comerica Park @ 6/2/2010)

(:09) No crying in baseball. (Tom Hank's character "Coach Jimmy" in A League of Their Own)

(1:03) Joyce forgiven. (MLB Broadcasters in Detroit comment on Joyce's tearful entry into the stadium @ 6/3/2010). Joyce took today's line up card from yesterday's pitcher, Galarraga.

(2:30) Fox News MLB. (Shepherd Smith announces that commissioner of baseball will not reverse call on Fox News @ 6/3/2010)

• John Stonestreet (1/18/2010) A Revived Imagination?

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428-437Dr. Jill Hubbard, clinical psychologist, heard regularly as part of the New Life Live ( team heard weekdays here on KKLA at 2:00pm, she brings a gentle and insightful woman's perspective to all the issues, balancing the guys very nicely – and she's been there since the inception of the ministry.  She's a graduate of Westmont, Biola, and California Graduate Institute.  She's in private practice in Costa Mesa, helping clients who struggle with depression, addictions, eating disorders, women's issues, perfectionism, ongoing depression, issues of self, emerging from abuse, attachment and relational issues, and personal growth.   She is the author of The Secrets Women Keep: What Women Hide and the Truth that Brings Them Freedom, as well as The Secrets Young Women Keep.

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528-538Britt Merrick, ( pastor of Reality Church in Carpinteria ( – a multi-campus church called The Reality Network (located in Los Angeles, Stockton, Ventura, London and San Francisco), and author of Big God: What Happens When We Trust Him (  Britt was supposed to have taken over the family business, Channel Island Surfboards, one of the largest surfboard manufacturers in the world, from his father, Surfer Hall of Famer Al Merrick, but God called Britt into ministry instead.  Last September (2009), Britt's 5 year old daughter, Daisy, was diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer and after 7 months of chemo and radiation, she was given a "cancer free" report on May 7th.  Today, we talk about their journey.

539 – [2:00] "The Money Guys" – Robert Micone and Bill O'Connor from Applied Financial Planning at 866-SEEK-COUNSEL, that's 866-733-5268 (

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558-608 Stephen Prothero, ( professor of religion at Boston University and the author of many books including the recent New York Times bestseller Religious Literacy: What Americans Need To Know, and he's out with his latest God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World--and Why Their Differences Matter.  Today, we talk about it.

TH 524 – [2:00] Don Rohde (818) 262-2092.  For the past 38 years, Don has been a sales manager at Galpin, the #1 volume Ford dealer in the world for the past 20 consecutive years.  Galpin has been family-owned and operated for the past 59 years, and 90% of their business is repeat or referral.  Galpin offers Ford, Lincoln-Mercury, Honda, Mazda, Saturn, Volvo, Jaguar, and Aston Martin.  Located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley at Roscoe and the 405.

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• NYT (6/2/2010) New Israeli Tack Needed on Gaza, U.S. Officials Say.

• R. James Woolsey (6/3/2010) Parallels Between Present-Day Iran and Nazi Germany:  "History doesn't repeat itself," said Mark Twain, "but it does rhyme."

• Mario Loyola (6/3/2010) A Fine Recipe for War: Turkey's attempt to breach the Israeli siege of Gaza is a destabilizing and unacceptable challenge to vital U.S. interests.