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Evangelicals Are Politically Irrelevant

FalwellJuniorby Fay Voshell2/28/16
A plurality of evangelicals voted for Donald Trump in the Nevada caucus. 41% voted for The Donald; 26% voted for Cruz. What exactly does evangelicals’ support for a man like Trump signify? More » • (1014 views)

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Evangelical Pastors Chastise Christians for Supporting Donald Trump

Trump4by Patricia L. Dickson2/27/16
Some Evangelical Pastors and Christian leaders have recently decided to publicly chastise Christians for supporting presidential candidate Donald Trump. These Christian leaders cite Bible verses to support their rationale in an attempt to shame members of the Christian community to not support Trump. More » • (1982 views)

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Making Peace with The Donald

Trump5by Brad Nelson2/27/16
First off, I hope you like the new banner at the top. If you hate it, you won’t hurt my feeling for saying so. Being in the world of graphic design, you have to live with a certain amount of rejection and try to make the best of it. More » • (1695 views)

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Cupcake Kasich is a (Rather Dull) Tyrant Enabler

SellwynThumbby Selwyn Duke2/26/16
When Governor John Kasich said recently that he probably should be running in the Democrat Party, he wasn’t kidding. Although seeking office in Cuba might be even more fitting. More » • (723 views)

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Sticks and Stones

SticksStonesby Pat Tarzwell   2/25/16
I heard something recently that explains much about the state of this country and, in some ways, the world. I will start with a simple question that I know every single reader on this site can answer with little thought. Fill in this phrase: “Sticks and Stones may break my bones but words will _______________?” More » • (5688 views)

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Liberals and Satire

JesterHatby Timothy Lane2/24/16
Liberals are famously humorless, an affliction especially associated with feminists. (“How many feminists does it take to change a light bulb? One — and that’s not funny!) But that isn’t really quite the case. More » • (958 views)

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God, Conservatism, and Donald Trump

Trump4by Trevor Thomas2/22/16
For the last several days, I’ve spent a lot of time spreading the following paragraph around the Internet: More » • (3174 views)

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Sanders Running for VP

BernieSandersby Tim Jones2/21/16
His fans can count on it as his consolation prize  •  Now that Hillary has won the Nevada caucus, you can take it to the bank that Sanders will be her running mate. He will continue to challenge her in all of the upcoming primaries More » • (697 views)

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The Donald’s Shaky Foundation

AngryChildby Deana Chadwell2/20/16
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who, deep in their core, are bolted to bedrock, and those who are loaded on wheels, on pontoons, on hang gliders, on whatever will allow them to roll downhill or to float with the winds whenever they come flying. More » • (1450 views)

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The Sublime Subliminal in Cinema

Cinemaby Jon N. Hall2/19/16
In my last little article on cinema, I let drop that Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo “is regarded by some as the greatest film ever.” And just as I predicted, some took the bait and commented. More » • (1044 views)

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Supporting Donald Trump: If You Can’t Beat Liberals, Join Them?

Trump4by Peter Heck2/18/16
If conservative pundits like Ann Coulter and Breitbart’s John Nolte want to make fools of themselves, so be it.  But as a Christian and by consequence a political conservative, I want no part of the Donald Trump campaign. More » • (1288 views)

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The Ignored Campaign Issue: the Deficit

FederalDeficitby Jon N. Hall2/17/16
The largest financial operation in the known universe is the United States federal government. For fiscal 2009, that operation ran a budget deficit of -$1.412T, the all-time record. That’s debt at more than -$3.868B a day, more than -$161M an hour More » • (987 views)

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