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Unforced Errors

When I first got married, my wife had ideas about teaching me to play tennis. Actually, that isn’t true. I had ideas about my wife teaching me to play tennis. 668 more words

Mormon

Obergefell and BYU's Tax Exemption

On April 28, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, which challenged both the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage and of states’ nonrecognition of same-sex marriages performed in other states. 1,460 more words

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Tsarnaev & the Death Penalty

After two years the jury has finally come to agreement that the 2013 Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves the death penalty. Sadly, it was not surprising to see some of the reactions pouring through on Twitter under the #Tsarnaev hashtag: 1,438 more words

Politics

The Prophet and the Bully -- a short story

“So there was this bully, back in middle school.” The young man lay in a hospital bed, one arm in a sling. Two reporters sat on a nearby bed and took notes. 339 more words

Politics

thehassassination blog

thehassassination: my new favorite tumblr blog

The author of “thehassassination” writes very personal thoughts on his blog, and that is fine. I am impressed by his intellect though because tumblr isn’t exactly a hub for intellectuals or even sensitive souls. 73 more words

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