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An existential crisis: Will individualism prevail?

(By Ellen Densmore, CCU Student) America is arguably facing an existential crisis. The next four to eight years may decide not only the immediate future of this country, but whether America will continue to be America

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How to celebrate May Day

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) Celebrate May Day by lighting a candle, commemorating the millions of casualties of Mao's quest to establish a socialist paradise in China. History has taught us that absolute economic equality

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Of Legos and liberty

(By Branden Yeates, CCU Student) When pop culture tackles politics, the result is usually dreadful. So when a kids’ film comes along and condemns big government, celebrates liberty, and nabs a 96% on Rotten Tomatoes, it's

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Kindergarchy and our clash of civilizations

(By Melanie Sturm, ’76 Contributor) With the civilized world reeling from the Islamic State’s “no lives matter” terrorism, it’s worth recalling how Gen. George Patton inspired college-age GIs to vacate their safe spaces for D-Day’s

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A Christian vision of civilization

(By John Morgan, '76 Contributor) The vision of Christianity is salvation and civilization. Salvation is for the individual soul to find rest in God and life in him for eternity. Civilization is for societies to find peace

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Not into politics? It’s into you regardless

(’76 Contributor) People, especially young people, often say that they don’t care about politics. They’re just not into it; they think politics doesn’t affect their lives. Even if they cared enough to get involved, they’re

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Defending liberty

We exist in a vast sea of ignorance and lack of understanding in regards to history, politics, and ideology. Not to mention the implications of each upon our nation and civilization. Perhaps we should not

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A dim view of rights

Liberty is something you would expect liberals to understand. Instead, the liberal view of liberty is backward, confusing rights with entitlements.

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Legislating morality is the wrong question

(’76 Contributor) Let me comment on the March 10 forum at Centennial Institute, “Can We Legislate Morality? Marijuana, Marriage, Murder,” which I was unable to attend.  It’s an attention-getting topic, since in my view the

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