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It Doesn’t Take a Saint

by Kung Fu Zu • Sometimes saints wear bowling shoes

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Glenn Beck: Fooled by Facebook?

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke5/26/16
In the wake of reports that Facebook censors conservative voices, media figure Glenn Beck met with company chairman Mark Zuckerberg and emerged from the meeting, as he put it, “convinced that Facebook is behaving appropriately and trying to do the right thing.” More » • (1077 views)

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Defining Deviancy Down

Deviancyby Tim Jones5/25/16
The Slow-Motion Destruction of Taboos and How it Leads to Authoritarianism  •  Liberalism has successfully normalized taboos, everything from legalizing pot, pornography to sexual deviancy. More » • (1386 views)

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The Waters of Babylon

BabylonDestroyedby Glenn Fairman5/25/16
In the quarrel between Progressives and Conservatives, so many of the former believe that we are mired in a nostalgia for white privilege or some Norman Rockwell painting of an America that exists only as a furtive dream. More » • (618 views)

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Democrazy: Venezuela Needs a Military Coup

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke5/24/16
With Venezuela spinning out of control, it’s said that U.S. officials fear a military coup. We ought to ask “Why?” More » • (506 views)

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Movie Review: The Big Short

TheBigShortby Brad Nelson5/23/16
This is a movie that attempts to tell the story of the housing boom-and-bust in an entertaining and informative way. Remarkably, it mostly succeeds. More » • (766 views)

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Movie Review: Spotlight (2015)

Spotlightby Brad Nelson5/21/16
It’s a toss-up who I will offend most in this review, Catholics or the Pink Mafia. This movie must be reviewed in two parts. One part is the cinematic aspect. The other is the political aspect. Neither is stellar nor particularly deep. More » • (526 views)

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Sodom Redux

Sodomby Glenn Fairman5/21/16
Years ago while reading the story of Lot and the judgment of Sodom, I was perplexed that strident homosexuality could have such strong currency in the biblical Middle East — which I understood to be a rough and tumble place. More » • (924 views)

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Failed Idealism: The Big Chill, Revisited

TheBigChillby Tim Jones5/18/16
“Was it all just a fad?” It is probably fairly well known by those that have seen The Big Chill, and for those that haven’t, the primary theme is the failure of the idealism of the Sixties and how for most who participated in the protests and rebellions succumbed to joining the “establishment” once the Vietnam Era came to an end. More » • (676 views)

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My Country Was of Thee

Praying-Ladyby Deana Chadwell5/18/16
Our father’s God to, Thee,
Author of liberty,
To Thee we sing. More » • (848 views)

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Drafting Women: Do We Believe in Equality or Don’t We?

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke5/16/16
With Congress poised to possibly require women to register for the draft, reaction from the conservative pundit class has been swift and severe. WND’s Jane Chastain calls it “worse than cowardly,” More » • (583 views)

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Redemption after the Apocalypse

ApocaManby Jon N. Hall    5/15/16
A Deconstructive Exegesis of the Gnostic Apologetics of George Miller  •  People often ask me for spiritual advice. One might suppose that I’d be flattered, but it’s actually a bit of a drag, especially in public restrooms. Even so, I always grab my petitioner’s hand, look him squarely in the eye, and tell him: More » • (663 views)

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The Real Donald Trump

Trump4by Patricia L. Dickson5/15/16
The best indicator of someone’s truecharacter is how he treats others (employees, family, and friends) and whether or not he gives back to the community (time or resources).  We have learned Hillary Clinton’s true character from stories leaked from White House staff members, including the Secret Service agents. More » • (1408 views)

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