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Socio–religious issues in personifying deities by idols 

Pastors do outrageous things nowadays – ostensibly to boost credibility and fellowship of their churches. Take the Punch Newspaper’s report of how a pastor was “stuck in shrine trying to destroy idols” in Ketu area of Lagos State, Nigeria (source: … 169 more words

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227 Years Ago Congress Approved the Bill of Rights

On September 25, 1789, Congress approved 12 amendments to the United States Constitution and sent them to the states for ratification. The 10 amendments that were ultimately ratified (on December 15, 1791) became known as the Bill of Rights. 860 more words

Madison’s Challenge: “Systemic Vices” and the New Constitution

James Madison recognized the problem, did his homework, had a vision, and made a bold plan. —> 2,644 more words

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Albuquerque Police Ignore Laws Restricting Civil Asset Forfeiture

Sept 24, 2016 by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.

Arlene Harjo of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is making payments on a car she doesn’t own. She’s not crazy or crazy rich — she’s the victim of a civil asset forfeiture law that was invalidated but is still being enforced by police in New Mexico’s largest city. 1,256 more words

Presidential Power

While the media is busily biased presenting the dire consequences of a Donald Trump presidency and all the power he could wield in rolling back the progressive gains of the Obama administration even as President Obama has constantly lamented his lack of power to bring about fundamental change on his own, it is worth examining how much power a president has and from where it is derived. 1,743 more words

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