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Fueled By Media Frenzy, Anger Politics Is The New Normal

Do you remember the first time an adult lied to you? I’m guessing you were a child, and it was either a lie about Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, where babies come from, or it was a promise that wasn’t kept.

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Bernie Sanders Ends Presidential Campaign

And then there were two. With the news that Bernie Sanders has officially ended his campaign for President, the nation is left with Joe Biden and incumbent President Donald Trump as the most likely candidates this Fall.

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Culture Politics Spirituality

An Atheist, a Buddhist, and a Christian Walk Into a Bar

Listen in on a conversation between three people with very different beliefs… Carter: Religious Liberals and Religious Conservatives both have an apocalyptic narrative. It just differs in the how and why. John: Lets hear it. Carter: Religious Conservative believs man is so sinful and bad, that eventually God will have to judge the earth and destroy everything. The […]

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America’s Real Treasure

Here is a commencement speech that every American (and every culture vulture, for that matter) should read. In this important speech retired U.S. Justice David Souter defends the U.S. Supreme Court against charges of “activism” and explains why a simple-minded “fair reading of facts” approach to Constitutional law won’t do. He explains (in a manner that even I can understand) why INTERPRETATION of the […]

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Boundaries and Identity in the Age of Globalization

Boundaries are a must to preserve identity. Individuals need a boundary. And so do nations, football fans, and lovers. There are 2 ways in which a boundary can be violated: 1) Non-members cross over the boundary and enter the “home domain.” 2) The coordinates of the boundary are changed. Or a mixture of both.