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Frack to the future

Back in the late 1970’s, in the era of gas lines, when some of my friends would get up early to sell doughnuts to those waiting in line, Bob Hope was in a TV commercial

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King’s dream made a major difference

Thank God for him, this preacher, this man of words, action, patriotism and nonviolence, this Christian who energized a movement, whose dream awakened a nation. I speak of Martin Luther King Jr. and ask that

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Prepare to be persecuted

The New Mexico State Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a Christian wedding photographer cannot refuse to provide services to homosexual couples who seek to contract with the photographer to take pictures of their homosexual

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Atheists and theists face off: Whose side is science on?

“It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds to religion.”– Francis Bacon, 1561-1626 They’re called the new atheists and are people like Sam Harris, a

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The perks of being on welfare

National Public Radio (NPR) recently published a story on why millions of Americans are leaving the workforce. The four reasons they came up with: More people are retiring, going to college, staying home with the

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Egypt in chaos: the democracy trap

NANTUCKET—While this island’s most famous summer resident –Secretary of State John Kerry- tirelessly pursues a matter of comparative irrelevance- Israeli-Palestinian peace talks- the entire Middle East is turning into a blazing conflagration the likes of

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Dissent hardly limited to conservatives

A funny thing happening on the left side of the House. While political eyes focus on internecine tensions among the right, a similar thing seems to be occurring on the left, although it’s a far

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Exploiting race issues ignores real problems

In the days following the Supreme Court decision in June to strike down the dated provision of the Civil Rights Act requiring some states to receive permission from the Department of Justice before changing voting

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