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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

Ted Cruz is not even partly dead

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Since Trump’s entirely predictable sweep of the liberal Republicans in the Eastern primaries, the conservative as well as liberal media under the banner of “Trump the Inevitable” have been endlessly repeating their

The postsecondary student debt crisis: A broader perspective

(By Jose J. Valdes, Ph.D., '76 Contributor) Focusing solely on the aggregate amount of postsecondary student debt obscures other influential factors. Factors such as affordability, debt repayment, financial aid sources, student borrowing, and student characteristics. Significant, factors

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

Presidential nominations: And now the end game

(By Bill Moloney, '76 Contributor) (Hilton Head, S.C.)  If one would simultaneously indulge the virtues of exercise and reflection the wide, flat, sandy white beaches of this beautiful island provide an excellent setting.  The bright splendor of

Muslim Brotherhood threat can’t be wished away

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow)  “Nothing to see here, folks.  Move along, nothing to see.”  That line from a thousand police dramas also has its political uses, usually mendacious.

Franklin Graham on who to vote for

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Gotcha. Of course the leader of Samaritan’s Purse, among the largest worldwide Christian charities, who is also the son of Billy Graham, the world’s foremost Christian Evangelist, didn’t name names. But I

Will he use Trumped-up Colorado lies as excuse for third-party run?

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Colorado is getting falsely smeared by Trump’s lies repeated by a lazy and ignorant media. “They (the party establishment) took the votes away from the people in Colorado” he raves. Is Trump

Potty talk: The tyranny of the .03 percent

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) It was very late at night in a nearly-deserted airport and I was alone in the bathroom when a man walked in. Or maybe just a person who looked like

Should Christians engage in politics

(By Evan Verbal, ’76 Scholar) As our country approaches election season, an engaged citizen cannot help but observe a malicious side to politics. Nasty campaign advertisements, emerging scandals, and hypocrisy emerge under the national spotlight.