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Monday, June 21, 2004

An Aptly Named Town

Noam Alaska noticed the dateline on a WSJ piece (sub. req.) about the Christian Coalition:

LOONEYVILLE, W.VA.--The Christian Coalition has fallen far from its glory days as a pro-Republican fighting force in the 1990s. But now Pastor J. Allen Fine has a new political weapon.

"Gay marriage is societal suicide," says Mr. Fine, a religious broadcaster who was recently installed as state director of the coalition's West Virginia chapter. "We were asked on our radio program, 'Is sodomy still a sin?' It brought in so many calls and the dish of the fax machine overflowed."

Looneyville is located a little northeast of Charleston, over by Stupidberg.