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Amy Lutz of Young America’s Foundation writes, …Unfortunately, this appears to be a case of a university playing lip service to tolerance while members of its community promote actions that could arguably fuel intolerance. UCLA is just one of several California universities where the student

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The journalist and Christian younger brother of the late polemical atheist Christopher Hitchens observed in an interview with Larry Taunton of Fixed Point Foundation that the appeal of “new atheist” literature and agendas is due to people (particularly the youth) seeking intellectual validation of their selfish, sinful

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It has been quite awhile since I made a blog post categorized under the “Journal” label. In an effort to be professional and not fill the blogosphere with personalized, sentimental clutter that once characterized the silly blog posts of my teen years, I effectively ceased

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During the rather miserable halftime show of Super Bowl XLV, Will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas ad-libbed the following message to President Obama in the middle of “Where is the Love?” lyrics: “In America we need to get things straight / Obama, let’s get these

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A disturbing aspect of James J. Lee’s case is that his quest was logical according to respected — albeit false — premises. This month began with a scare at Discovery Channel headquarters in Silver Spring, Md.  Armed with a gun and explosives, environmental extremist James

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Because the occupation of “student” is compulsory and socialized, its value has declined. Alert observers should have seen an interesting break from convention in the high school class of 2010.  Erica Goldson, the Valedictorian for the Coxsackie-Athens Class of 2010 in Coxsackie, NY packed a

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I’ve recently worked on a few life make-overs.  My hairstyle, for one (with the help of my wonderful Grandmomma) and my websites, for another.  In order to streamline my literary work, I have branched off Luke Historians and Not Just An Opinion from Sincerely Amanda

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…I’ll try my best to plan. I’m a stickler for ideals, but I know that I can only accomplish so much at a given time.  A few months ago I mentioned studying for CLEP tests.  I never ended up taking any CLEP tests and it

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“You were born to privilege, and with that comes specific obligations.” Those were the words of the Queen to her son Prince Henry in the movie Ever After. Henry was in the typical dilemma that I’m sure all royalty through the ages has faced: the

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Colonial America, being the turning point for the Old World and the starting point for the New, ought not be misrepresented.  The people and politics of the continental experiment could not have been perfect or utopian, and neither did they strive for such unrealistic ideals.  The

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