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Our Nation Under Siege

The American people never asked for a conflict with extremism, but the people they elected certainly did. Our presidents and the people they appointed to high office have consistently made a mess of our world. 620 more words

Current Events

A Closer Look at the Botched Common Core Results

August 23, 2014 by Cortney O’Brien

Misleading title aside, the Buffalo News report was not good. “Students in Buffalo statewide make modest gains in math,” declared an  567 more words

Left Wing

Plain Speaking

Following the death of Michael Brown, we all received the blessings of fiery demonstrations and scorching pronouncements condemning white society. This was not entirely surprising: it is what generally happens following the murder of a black punk, except whenever another black murders him —then it’s okay because black on black crime is not part of the black racist narrative. 642 more words

Nanny State

Children's Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge has made its way to our sleepy part of the woods. Eight year old Maxi Minx has been nominated by a classmate. 607 more words


Melbourne Academic and writer, Shakira Hussein explains why euthanasia threatens people living with disability

August 18, 2014 by Paul Russell
This article is taken from the website of The Saturday Paper and was first published under the title of ‘Living with Dignity’. 903 more words