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Were you there?

A well-known African American spiritual asks, “Were you there when they crucified my Lord?”  By a series of questions focusing on aspects of the crucifixion, it highlights the horrible suffering that Christ endured, for those who witnessed it and for those who reflect on it even long after the fact. 975 more words

Holy Week

The main theses of Stoterdijk's You Must Change Your Life

This is the fourth set of reflections on Peter Sloterdijk’s You Must Change Your Life: On Anthropotechnics (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013). The first set of reflections can be read  461 more words

Philosophical Counseling

Feds Stop Snatching Tax Refunds — Because They Got Caught

PJMedia

That “discretion under current law” may be a major caveat. The confiscations without warning that were taking place were allowed because someone — we still don’t know who — snuck a change of the statute of limitations into the 2008 farm bill.

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Politics

Americans rising up against government

USAToday

America’s ruling class has been experiencing more pushback than usual lately. It just might be a harbinger of things to come.

First, in response to widespread protests last week, the Department of Homeland Security…

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Politics

Is Obama Cooking the Census Books for Obamacare?

That answer is easy…

For several months now, whenever the topic of enrollment in the Affordable Care Act came up, I’ve been saying that it was too soon to tell its ultimate effects.

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Politics

French Cultural, too elitist /La culture française, trop élitiste

Ah…French culture, the food, the clothes, the jewelry, the wine, the literature, the cinema, these have great importance in France. The first four have such incredible global reputations that they are some of France’s most important exports. 1,320 more words

Life

The highest level of heroism is that which fights all levels of elitism.