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Opus Dei a new celeb religious movement?

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Last time I tried posting something in "Humor" it turned into serious stuff. I really mean this to be seen as humor. If you want to fight about Opus Dei, go elsewhere (like Religion).

Article on OD as trendy celeb religion. (I like page 2 best, with OD Lite.)

A foreign movie can't be stupid.

-from the film

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Actually, I "got" and enjoyed the whole thing. The mere concept of Opus Dei as a passing celebrity fad is good one. Best joke: half cilice with cocktails to make it more barable for the celebrity.

"During the contest trial, the Coleman team presented evidence of a further 6500 absentees that it felt deserved to be included under the process that had produced the prior 933 [submitted by Franken, rk]. The three judges finally defined what constituted a 'legal' absentee ballot. Countable ballots, for instance, had to contain the signature of the voter, complete registration information, and proper witness credentials.

But the panel only applied the standards going forward, severely reducing the universe of additional basentees the Coleman team could hope to have included. In the end, the three judges allowed about 350 additional absentees to be counted. The panel also did nothing about the hundreds, possibly thousands, of absentees that have already been legally included, yet are now 'illegal' according to the panel's own ex-post definition."

The Wall Street Journal editorial, April 18, 2009 concerning the Franken Coleman decision in the Minnesota U.S. Senate race of 2008.

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