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January 2nd, 2019
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By: John Yoo & James C. Phillips – nationalreview.com – December 31, 2018 Earlier this year, the Defense Department limited the right of the transgendered to serve in the military. Three federal courts blocked the policy for infringing the constitutional rights of the transgender individuals. One of the judges relied on the same clause of the Constitution as the cake...
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January 2nd, 2019
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By: Gordon Govier – christianitytoday.com – December 27, 2018 Each year, on an almost daily basis, archaeological discoveries help us better understand the Bible and affirm its details about people, events, and culture. Below are the top excavation findings reported in 2018 which have increased our knowledge of the biblical world and the early history of Christianity. 10) Biblical “Yerushalayim”...
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December 31st, 2018
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By: Mickey McLean – world.wng.org – December 29, 2018 In 2018, WORLD’s online readers were drawn to major cover stories and timely features from the magazine, daily news reports from The Sift, and insightful Saturday Series essays. But issues related to marriage, family, and sexuality were often foremost in the minds of our readers this past year, as the website’s...
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December 31st, 2018
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By: Dave Barry – washingtonpost.com – December 30, 2018 We can summarize 2018 in two words: It boofed. We’re not 100 percent sure what “boofing” is, despite the fact that this very issue was discussed in a hearing of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee. All we know for certain about boofing is that it is distasteful and stupid. As...
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December 31st, 2018
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By: CNN Library – cnn.com – December 31, 2018 Here is a look back at the events of 2018. Notable US Events: January 4 – The Dow closes at 25,075.13, the first ever close above 25,000. January 11 – During a White House meeting on immigration reform, President Donald Trump reportedly refers to Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries.”...
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December 26th, 2018
"On The Basis Of Sex" Washington DC Screening
By: Peter Canellos – politico.com – December 25, 2018 The new Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic “On the Basis of Sex” begins grandly, with an all-male chorus singing “Ten Thousand Men of Harvard,” the university’s storied—and flagrantly sexist—fight song. The men sing in that peculiarly reverential tone used for a collegiate alma mater, their creamy tenors caressing every syllable. On the...
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December 26th, 2018
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By: Jerry Newcombe – wnd.com – December 4, 2018 Two separate sources recently questioned the historicity of Jesus. Let us set the record straight. First, on a comedy show on TBS, “The Guestbook,” just before Christmastime, one of the characters likened belief in Jesus to belief in Santa. The episode is called, “Tonight you become a man” – where a...
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December 19th, 2018
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By: Kerby Anderson – pointofview.net – December 18, 2018 It is almost Christmas week, and I thought it might be worthwhile to spend a moment to reflect on the words to the hymn, “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” It was written in 1867 by Phillips Brooks (an Episcopal pastor from Philadelphia). He had been in Israel two years earlier and...
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December 19th, 2018
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By: Joe Long – stream.org – December 18, 2018 On display at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., is a poignant, not to say shameful, historical curiosity. It’s a so-called “Slave Bible” from the British West Indies: an abridged version of the written Word of God meant to communicate only the essentials of the Christian faith. Arguably it...
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December 17th, 2018
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By: Gary M. Galles – fee.org – December 16, 2018 Early next year, the Supreme Court will hear American Legion vs. American Humanist Assn., involving whether a 40-foot tall cross in Bladensburg, Maryland, is an unconstitutional violation of the separation of church and state. But what is striking about the litigation is that neither those words nor the concept applied...
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