Monthly Archives: July 2014

Obama’s War on Immigration Enforcement

BorderFenceby Leigh Bravo   7/31/14
In researching for a follow-up article on the current immigration situation, I came across a timeline compiled by the office of Senator Jeff Sessions on the administration’s “systematic dismantling of immigration enforcement.” More » • (2245 views)

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Sheep and Goats: Impure Thoughts on the Gaza War

sheep and goatsby Glenn Fairman  7/31/14
“This is a generation which knows no fear. It is the generation of the missile, the tunnel and suicide operations.” — Ismail Haniyeh, Hamas PM  •  Waging a war with moral trilobites is always nasty business, and no nation state knows this truth more fully than Israel in its current conflagration with Hamas. More » • (1597 views)

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The Tolerance of Progressivism

Toleranceby Jerry Richardson   7/30/14
The 1st Commandment of Progressivism is “thou shalt be ‘tolerant’.” But, what does that mean? In today’s America, we can find two different meanings for tolerance, I’ll label them: 1) classical tolerance, and 2) progressive tolerance. More » • (3071 views)

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That Itchy Hair Shirt

HairShirtby Anniel   7/29/14
Some folks can’t get over their need for a cause, so they have donned public hair shirts and continually beat their breasts over the children flooding our border with Mexico. That is to say, they’ve donned the shirts, but only if someone else takes the children. More » • (1405 views)

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Europe’s Chickens Come Home To Roost

by Faba Calculo   7/29/14


France: $58.1 million.
Qatar and Oman: $20.4 million.
Switzerland: $12.4 million.
Spain: $11 million.
Austria: $3.2 million.
TOTAL (including countries not itemized above): $125 million to $165 million. More » • (1258 views)

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Booker T. Washington vs NAACP

BookerTThumbby Patricia L. Dickson   7/29/14
According to a video of a black female interviewed on camera at 2014 annual NAACP convention, black conservatives were not welcome to attend. The reason for her intolerance, she claims that conservatives do not espouse the same values as the NAACP. More » • (1843 views)

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The Faith of Atheists

Atheismby Bill Kassel   7/28/14
My parents’ marriage was mixed, religiously, and while neither was active in their faith, the differences were a source of conflict. Their solution: negligible church participation. More » • (3406 views)

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Eleven Commandments and the Color 9

ElizabethWarrenby Deana Chadwell    7/28/14
A few days ago a meme that made me chuckle scrolled down my Facebook screen. The text read, “Trying to understand the behavior of some people is like trying smell the color 9.” No kidding. More » • (1079 views)

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How Deep and How Wide

Israelby Deana Chadwell    7/28/14
Israel isn’t just a country. Therein lies the problem in the Middle East. No one seems to be consciously aware that Israel is the pivot around which the whole world spins. More » • (911 views)

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Lords of the Sea

LordsOfTheSeaSuggested by Brad Nelson • The Athenian Navy was one of the finest fighting forces in the history of the world. It engineered a civilization, empowered the world’s first democracy, and led a band of ordinary citizens on a voyage of discovery that altered the course of history.
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Serbia and Palestine

SerbiaAndPalestineby Timothy Lane   7/26/14
This is, as many have pointed out, the centennial of the beginning of World War I. Among the important dates that led to the cataclysm, one key date was July 25, the date Serbia rejected the Austro-Hungarian ultimatum and (well aware of the likely consequence) ordered mobilization. More » • (1028 views)

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With Friends Like Democrats, Black Americans Don’t Need Any Enemies

UNCFby Patricia L. Dickson   7/24/14
Union president, Lee Saunders, of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees sent a letter to the United Negro College Fund President Michael Lomax announcing that the union was severing ties with UNCF because he accepted a donation of $25 million dollars from Koch Industries More » • (942 views)

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