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Our So-Called Foreign Policy: The North Korea Credibility Gap at The Atlantic

The Atlantic has long been one of America’s most important magazines, so we all have a stake in doing what we can to keep its quality as high as possible. 574 more words

Trump

Call For Action - Help Free Issa Amro

Update: 9/11/2017. Issa has been released. He has charges filed against him by the PA and so will have to go through the secret, sham and kangaroo court that the PA runs. 268 more words

War And Conflict

Free Speech

What is the First Amendment and the Problem that comes with it?

First Amendment – Religion and Expression. … Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

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While the name of “antifa” which means anti-facsist dates back to past fascist regimes, as early as the 1920s, this current “antifa” group does not date back to olden days but it is a recent phenomenon gaining momentum after Donald J. 1,553 more words

Republican Party

A Different Sort of Eclipse

I took a short break from my vacation last Sunday to lead worship at Old South. When I told the church secretary a few weeks ago that she could call off the supply search (for the first time in a dozen years, we could not find anyone to cover worship for me that day), I thought it not such a big deal to lead worship. 1,069 more words

United Church Of Christ

The Rise of the Violent Left

Antifa believes it is pursuing the opposite of authoritarianism. Many of its activists oppose the very notion of a centralized state. But in the name of protecting the vulnerable, antifascists have granted themselves the authority to decide which Americans may publicly assemble and which may not.

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Politics

Donald Trump, Leftists, and Western Civilization

Regular readers of this blog know that I like Western civilization. I like its great traditions of literature, art, music, political thought, scientific reasoning, and many other things, all of which have their roots in the classical world and Judeo-Christian tradition. 178 more words

Culture