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October 15th, 2018
Tribal Illustration
By: Ben Sasse – wsj.com – October 12 2018 The Supreme Court confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh didn’t fully break the nation, but it did prompt more Americans to wonder if that moment is approaching. It’s been a while in coming. Over the past year, I’ve heard thousands of my Nebraska constituents and dozens of my colleagues in the Senate,...
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October 15th, 2018
illustration of Kavanaugh during Testimony
By: David French – nationalreview.com – October 12, 2018 A response to Jemele Hill Earlier today, freshly minted Atlantic writer Jemele Hill published a piece that broke new ground in the Brett Kavanaugh debate. She revealed that, in her experience, black men were more sympathetic to Kavanaugh than she anticipated: On Tuesday night, I was in an auditorium with 100...
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October 9th, 2018
Bathroom in Elementary School
By: Bre Payton – thefederalist.com – October 4, 2018 The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into a Georgia elementary school for its handling of a sexual assault that allegedly took place in an elementary school bathroom after a district-wide policy was enacted allowing male students to enter the girls’ bathroom....
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October 4th, 2018
Cory Booker & Kamala Harris
By: Victor Davis Hanson – nationalreview.com – October 4, 2018 The polarizing atmosphere of the university has now spread to Congress. During the recent Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, we witnessed how college values have become the norms of the Senate. On campus, constitutional due process vanishes when accusations of sexual harassment arise. America saw that when...
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October 3rd, 2018
Broken-Glass-Shattered-Middle-Class-Family-Values-Lifestyle-Conservative
By: Dennis Prager – stream.org – October 3, 2018 When I was in graduate school, I learned a lot about the left. One lesson was that while most liberals and conservatives abide by society’s rules of order and decency, most leftists do not feel bound to live by these same rules. I watched the way leftist Vietnam War protesters treated...
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October 2nd, 2018
Judge Kavanaugh testifies
By: Robert Knight – washingtontimes.com – September 30, 2018 While watching Republican senators and their hired female lawyer impersonate a nervous bomb squad during Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony last Thursday, I couldn’t help but think about Proverbs 18:17, which counsels patience in such matters. “The first one to plead his cause seems right, until his neighbor comes and examines him.”...
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September 26th, 2018
Etching - putting a ring on it
By: Joe Pinsker – theatlantic.com – September 25, 2018 In the past 10 years, the percentage of American marriages that end in divorce has fallen, and in a new paper, the University of Maryland sociologist Philip Cohen quantified the drop-off: Between 2008 and 2016, the divorce rate declined by 18 percent overall. After accounting for the rising average age of...
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September 26th, 2018
janitor - worker
By: Joe Carter – thegospelcoalition.org – September 25, 2018 The Story: A new study finds that most Christian workers in America know how their work serves God or a higher purpose. But too many still don’t have a fully biblical view of vocation. The Background: Barna Group, a religion and social research firm, in partnership with Abilene Christian University, released...
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September 25th, 2018
Democratic-protest-scotus nominee Kavanaugh
By: Alexandra Desanctis – nationalreview.com – September 24, 2018 It’s been nearly a year since Ronan Farrow torpedoed the career of Harvey Weinstein, printing in The New Yorker a series of credible accusations that the Hollywood producer had sexually abused several women. His piece touched off a firestorm that led to purges of incredibly powerful men in a variety of...
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September 21st, 2018
Donald Trump in Oval Office
By: Jordan Fabian & Scott Wong – thehill.com – September 21, 2018 The White House and congressional Republicans are blaming one another for a difficult political environment that has bolstered Democrats’ chances of winning control of the House, and possibly the Senate. Republicans on Capitol Hill say President Trump’s lack of discipline and penchant for controversy has put them at...
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