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Another little art history lesson from One of Nine...

Here's the Michelangelo original, in which the 'finger of the paternal right hand' (from the hymn Veni Creator Spiritus) gives life to Adam: 


And here's Rich Terrell's take, in which God gives the finger to BO:



For more on the US Conference of Catholic Bishops pushing back on the HHS Obamacare mandates, see Bishops Prepare for Largest Civil Disobedience Since the 60s.
 

Hope he didn't have to lie on his back on a scaffold...

...to produce this work of art:

Since we've featured several Michael Ramirez cartoons (which actually originate at Investors Business Daily) on One of Nine, this comment by Ed Morrissey over at Hot Air caught my eye:

Perhaps Ramirez will complete the analogy by recasting Michelangelo’s other magnificent Sistine Chapel work, The Last Judgment, to show the consequences of the bankruptcy of America.

Also, be sure to check out Ramirez’ terrific collection of his works: Everyone Has the Right to My Opinion, which covers the entire breadth of Ramirez’ career, and it gives fascinating look at political history.  Read my review here, and watch my interviews with Ramirez here and here.  And don’t forget to check out the entire Investors.com site, which has now incorporated all of the former IBD Editorials, while individual investors still exist.

Really.

First Impression

This image of the reviewing stand at the Allegany County Fair Horse Pull competition instantly reminded me of, um....

Life (or at least politics) imitates art

Narcissus, by Caravaggio:

Narcissus, by Terrell:

Happy 2nd anniversary to TerrellAfterMath!

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