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Locating Political Orientations

CARL L. BANKSTON III I’ve never found the “left-right” description of political orientations a particularly accurate way to describe actual perspectives and positions.  This spatial...

It’s the Lies About Beef That are the Slime

BY ALAN CARUBA I am subject to various enthusiasms and, in 2008, I wrote a series about beef and the vast network of phony consumer...

It's the Lies About Beef That are the Slime

BY ALAN CARUBA I am subject to various enthusiasms and, in 2008, I wrote a series about beef and the vast network of phony consumer...

Bookview’s April Edition is Posted

BY ALAN CARUBA For those of you who are avid readers, my monthly report on new non-fiction and fiction, Bookviews.com, is posted for April and...

Bookview's April Edition is Posted

BY ALAN CARUBA For those of you who are avid readers, my monthly report on new non-fiction and fiction, Bookviews.com, is posted for April and...

Scripture and Rebellion: Introduction

Just War, Rebellion, and the American Revolution: John Keown and Modern Critiques on whether the War of Independence was Just. Part Two: Scripture and Rebellion,...

The Victory over Death

A Way of Life, President Gordon B. Hinckley "Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though...

The Concessions and Agreements of West Jersey

American Historical Documents, 1676-77 The concessions and agreements of the proprietors, freeholders and inhabitants of the province of West New-Jersey, in America CHAP. I. We do consent...

Race Card Color Chart — T.F. Stern

By T.F. Stern,   We’ve been treated to a display of racism which should make your stomachs turn sour this past week.  The same folks...

More Universities Cancel Religious Holidays

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ A string of universities in the State University of New York (SUNY) system have recently removed religious holidays from their academic schedule. While...

DHS Clueless About Unauthorized Foreigners In U.S.

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) only takes action against a “small portion” of foreigners who overstay their visa—like several of the 9/11...

Vanderbilt Drives Out the Catholics–Who’s Next?

FIRST AMENDMENT, THE FIRE When Vanderbilt University introduced its new "nondiscrimination policy" for registered student organizations back in January of this year, the Vandy administration...

Lincoln’s Day of Fasting and the Freak Accident That Changed the War

American Minute with Bill Federer On MARCH 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer: "Whereas, the Senate of the...

Lincoln's Day of Fasting and the Freak Accident That Changed the War

American Minute with Bill Federer On MARCH 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer: "Whereas, the Senate of the...

Post-Colonial Anecdote

CARL L. BANKSTON III Some years ago, I was traveling with a friend in the mountains of Luzon, north of Manila. We stopped at a...

“Earth Hour’s” Global Propaganda Campaign

BY ALAN CARUBA On Saturday, 8:30 PM local time, everyone will be invited to turn off all their electrical devices and presumably sit in the...

"Earth Hour's" Global Propaganda Campaign

BY ALAN CARUBA On Saturday, 8:30 PM local time, everyone will be invited to turn off all their electrical devices and presumably sit in the...

Obama Administration Won’t Prosecute Saudi It Claims Threatened to ‘Blow Up White House’

EDWIN MORA, CNSNEWS.COM The Obama administration says it will not prosecute a Saudi Arabian national who the administration claimed in congressional testimony entered the United...

Rep. Paul Ryan Endorses Romney: Time to ‘Coalesce As Conservatives’

Susan Jones, CNSNews.com Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) says Mitt Romney would make the best president and has the best chance of defeating President Obama. Ryan made...

Mortgage Rates Pull Back

ECONOMY, NEWSROOM AMERICA The average rate on the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate has retreated to 4.23 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly national survey. The average...