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These Are the Most Godless Cities in America

At the end of the age, according to Matthew, the angels will come and separate the wicked from the righteous. Well, they should have an easy time of it: The wicked are, roughly speaking, already somewhere north of St. 209 more words

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Atlantic City's salesman-in-chief: Don Guardian's uphill battle to save a city down on its luck

On a Wednesday morning in late November, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian is just one event into a jam-packed day and already running late.

The 61-year-old politician hustles his way through the carpeted hallway of the city’s Sheraton Convention Center Hotel after a conference with other New Jersey mayors. 2,931 more words


Justice Deferred: Looking at History to Make Sense of the Grand Juries’ Decisions Not to Indict the Policemen who Killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner by M. Pitter

The recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed Michael Brown and police officer Daniel Pantaleo who killed Eric Garner with an illegal choke hold or ‘carotid restraint’, have plunged many people here and around the world into serious concern and contemplation as to how this could have occurred today in the year 2014. 1,323 more words

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Your world, underwater: Here's what US cities will look like after global warming

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Remember Waterworld, the extravagant 1995 dystopian Hollywood flop that imagined Earth after the polar ice caps melted, with humans living on what looked like floating junkyards?  359 more words

I Spent Thanksgiving in Cactus Siberia

Over Thanksgiving, I went to Phoenix to visit my uncle and grandma. I made the following observations:

1.) As a city, Phoenix kind of sucks. Not that it’s a bad place to live….there’s nice weather half the year, you can get a pretty nice house at a decent price and life proceeds at a much more agreeable pace than it does in D.C. 919 more words

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