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https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-49396718 “Nightmare hand statue looms over New Zealand City” was the topic here, and knowing how the world press treats the POTUS, I fully expected it to be a political reference (oh, the horror). But the article says that interpretation is only in the eyes of some. Preview Open

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Rich McFadden of Radio America discuss the legitimacy of Russia’s claims that they killed top ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in late May. They also express frustration over more heated tweets from President Donald Trump today in which he angrily states that he is being investigated for obstruction of justice.  And they have a field day with the news that Alex Jones of Infowars released secret recordings from behind the scenes of his interview with Megyn Kelly, an interview which sparked major controversy and outrage across the nation.

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I have been working my way through a book called THE FAITH OF CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, which was written by Larry Alex Taunton.  It has so far been a good read, which gives well-researched background information on what possibly made Hitchens the man, the anti-theist, and the public intellectual that he became. The interesting thing is […]

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Must we as a nation go through yet another round of indignation and accusations of racism by yet another sector of the African-American population?  Yes, we must, because that’s what we continue to do, well into the 21st century, fifty years after the wildly successful civil rights movement and nearing the end of the second […]

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Peter’s post, Donald J. Trump, We Thank You, brought to mind the following passage from Mortimer Adler’s How To Think About The Great Ideas: In the first place, we must regard political controversy as good, not bad. In fact, what we ought to fear is uniformity of opinion, not difference of opinion. Each of us, […]

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 The problems with any set of rules occur at the boundaries of those rules.  Gross infractions are easy to spot, but even the best of rules has gray areas.  You just cannot anticipate all of the ways that people will creatively re-interpret laws, or find valid (or pseudo-valid) exceptions to the rules. This chicken-excrement controversy […]

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