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July 5th, 2016
  Two hundred and forty years before Brexit, there was Amexit, also known as the American Revolution. In terms of historical consequence, the Brexit vote and the American Revolution don’t occupy the same universes, but they are connected by a belief in popular sovereignty and a refusal to be governed by a remote authority with only an attenuated mechanism —...
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May 16th, 2016
The violent persecution and near genocide of Iraq’s Yazidis and Christians have made headlines around the world. Less well-known is the story of Iraqi Jews, who face near eradication. As millions flee Islamic militants in Iraq, one man has emerged to help rebuild the Jewish remnant. When I met with Sherzad Omar Mamsani, the Jewish representative to the Kurdish government,...
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March 11th, 2016
The door has closed forever, said a friend, on a particular part of the past. Or to be more precise, first-person access to the Reagan era through one of its two most important figures has now, with the death of Nancy Reagan, ended. The era itself will never end—it is part of the history of our nation and yielded up...
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February 19th, 2016
Operation Gideon: Cruz’s South Carolina salvation Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign is betting that an old-time religious revival will deliver him victory in South Carolina’s GOP primary on Saturday. When Cruz announced Thursday that 300 Christian leaders across the state had endorsed him, it was the culmination of what the campaign has dubbed “Operation Gideon.” It’s an alliance among a close-knit...
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February 12th, 2016
LA 1937 Great Depression
The world can’t afford another financial crash – it could destroy capitalism as we know it By Allister Heath • telegraph.co.uk • February 10, 2016   A new economic crisis would trigger a political backlash in Britain, Europe and the United States which could drag us all down into poverty They bounce back after terrorist attacks, pick themselves up after...
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July 2nd, 2015
Who Can Name 1st Amendment Rights
The First Amendment Center has conducted an annual national survey since 1997 of American attitudes toward the First Amendment. The “State of the First Amendment: 2014” is the seventeenth survey in this series. This year’s annual survey repeats some of the questions that have been administered since 1997 and includes some new questions as well.
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June 2nd, 2015
Pundits left and right seem to think they know what Pope Francis will say on climate change, even before he says it. For months, we’ve been hearing about his forthcoming encyclical on the environment, which is expected to be released this summer. The speculation has reached a fever pitch in the last week, in the buildup to a major Vatican conference on...
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April 28th, 2015
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 After Josh McDowell finished his appearance on the show, he stopped by the conference room to give visitors and staff a closer look at his Fabric Torah / Pentateuch Scroll. It was fascinating!
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April 14th, 2015
Many voters will hold their noses but still pull the lever for Clinton. As Hillary Clinton famously said, “What difference at this point does it make?” The difference is that half of Americans believe the other half are insane if they vote the Clintons back into the White House. The sane voters know that Hillary Clinton is not trustworthy and...
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November 26th, 2014
Thanksgiving Quiz
This nation was founded by Christians, and Thanksgiving is a time when we can reflect upon this rich, Christian heritage. But many of us are often ignorant of our country’s origins, so we have put together a Thanksgiving quiz to test your knowledge about this nation’s biblical foundations. We hope that you will not only take this test and pass...
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