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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 [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Colorado, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |

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. [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

Rumblings of revolution in Colorado

(By Ellen Densmore, '76 Scholar) The Centennial State is declaring a revolution to overthrow establishment politicians, liberal values, and the entitlement mindset that is the foundation of socialism. In their place, constitutional conservatism is rising, coupled [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Colorado, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

College students: Before you ask “Who’s teaching us?” ask yourself “What have I learned?”

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) There is more bad news out of US college campuses. At Stanford, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, a group called Who’s Teaching Us (WTU) has been campaigning [...]

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Education, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

You never met a mere mortal

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) What is the richest, most satisfying, most enchanting fantasy world in modern fiction?  My book-loving grandson in junior high contends it’s the Harry Potter series, hands down. Oh really? […]

By |April 11th, 2016|Categories: Books, Ideas, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

Golden Goose? Liberals are determined to kill the Golden State

(By Publius, '76 Contributor) In 2006, my wife and I made the best decision of our lives: We left my home state of California. At the time, we understood that it was probably forever, and [...]

GOP can avert split by vowing #NeverFear

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow)  Whatever happened to the home of the brave?  The air of this election year is so filled with appeals to fear that you’d think all Americans were timid children, frightened of the future.  […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Categories: Elections, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , |