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Gay Marriage: One Step Closer to the Supreme Court? Here’s Why Virginia Matters

By: Ariane de Vogue

Though the Supreme Court issued a major opinion concerning gay rights in 2013, it has so far sidestepped the issue of whether states can ban gay marriages. 496 more words


Review: God's Not Dead The Movie (Part 1 - The Real Cases)

I was going to just do a review of the film, but the rolling credits provided a far more interesting form of review. The black screen shows at the end and the following is written: 1,413 more words

Australia's Intervention in East Timor a Working Model for Fixing the Failed Ukrainian State

With the Australian Defence Force set to secure the MH17 crash site in Donetsk Republic Australia is follwoing the model it used in helping secure freedom for the oppresed people of East Timor in 1999. 4,981 more words

Liturgy Practicum, Week of July 21, 2014

Wow, what a week. Lots of things to think about this week.

My daily practice has been mostly out of sorts this week, between returning from vacation and getting sick (airport crud, yuck). 847 more words


Liturgy Practicum, Week of July 14, 2014

(Sorry this is so late in posting. I hadn’t re-emailed my document to myself last week, so you’re going to get two of these this week. 226 more words


Last week's news (28/7/14)

Another week goes by, papers are printed, sites are updated (cough) and networks try to make horrible tragedy as engaging and entertaining as possible.

First are the tragedies of the TransAsia flight brought down by stormy weather and low visibility over Taiwan on Wednesday, resulting in 38 dead including the 4 crew (though thankfully 10 survivors managed to crawl from the wreckage), and the Air Algerie flight that crashed over Africa on Thursday, killing all 110 passengers and 6 crew. 487 more words

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