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The loss of Shirley Temple and the loss of innocence

The loss of Shirley Temple and the loss of innocence

President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “As long as our country has Shirley Temple, we will be all right.” We don’t have her any more after her death Monday night, and the truth is we are not all right. Shirley Temple and her iconic screen presence were a tribute to an America that believed in […]

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Sinless IRS? President Obama claims agency under investigation is absolutely pure

Sinless IRS? President Obama claims agency under investigation is absolutely pure

There was “not even a smidgen of corruption” at the Internal Revenue Service, President Barack Obama said Sunday regarding the scandal involving the targeting of conservative groups. If that is true, reporters and Republican members of Congress are asking, why is there an ongoing FBI investigation into the scandal? And why is the FBI refusing […]

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Rationalizing evil: Hollywood and our society’s ‘rape culture’

Rationalizing evil: Hollywood and our society’s ‘rape culture’

Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s daughter Dylan Farrow made public a personal account of a harrowing story this week. In a letter to the New York Times, she detailed how Allen repeatedly molested her at age 7, and asked actors who worked with him to speak out. Farrow’s call has received radio silence from Hollywood. […]

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Duck Dynasty stars: ‘First and foremost we are a family rooted in our faith in God’

Duck Dynasty stars: ‘First and foremost we are a family rooted in our faith in God’

The Duck Dynasty stars have issued a statement amid the controversy surrounding family patriarch Phil Robertson’s anti-gay remarks. … “We want you to know that first and foremost we are a family rooted in our faith in God and our belief that the Bible is His word. … Phil is a Godly man who follows […]

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American families living together with children called a perk affordable only for educated elites

American families living together with children called a perk affordable only for educated elites

[T]he old-fashioned family plan of stably married parents residing with their children remains a source of considerable power in America — but one that is increasingly seen as out of reach to all but the educated elite. “We’re seeing a class divide not only between the haves and the have-nots, but between the I do’s […]

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What was in Paula Deen’s heart when she used the N word?

What was in Paula Deen’s heart when she used the N word?

After the Food Network announced Friday it had dumped celebrity chef Paula Deen for using the N-word and cracking racist jokes, a black pastor from Georgia, who is friends with her, came forward to defend her, saying she can’t be a racist. “I know her. My children have been to her house. I’ve been to […]

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Easter Sunday, 2013: God sent his only begotten son so that Catholic students can hook up without judgment or joy

Easter Sunday, 2013: God sent his only begotten son so that Catholic students can hook up without judgment or joy

The Washington Post, in its Easter Sunday edition, raises a question at odds with its editorial policy: ”Time to stop hooking up? Why students are tired of casual sex’. This is the same “Washington Compost” that crusades daily in its Style section for all forms of casual sex outside the boundaries of the Judeo Christian […]

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Homosexual boy scout leaders seen nuking organization’s biblical foundations

Homosexual boy scout leaders seen nuking organization’s biblical foundations

The Southern Baptist Convention expressed extreme disappointment Monday to news that the Boy Scouts of America will likely approve admission of professed homosexuals as scout leaders, with officials close to the SBC predicting a mass exodus out of Scouting by Baptist churches. … “This is a catastrophic decision for the Boy Scouts of America. In […]

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Fiscal cliff? Maybe we paid too much for what money can’t fix

Fiscal cliff? Maybe we paid too much for what money can’t fix

There is endless talk these days about the looming “fiscal cliff,” the catastrophic economic nightmare that many predict will befall the United States if taxes go up and government spending is significantly cut come January 2, 2013, as mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011. … Ironically, one of the reasons we’re on the […]

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Petraeus: No daylight between public and private moral leadership

Petraeus: No daylight between public and private moral leadership

“David Petraeus didn’t betray his country,” Judge Andrew Napolitano told the Daily Caller. “He betrayed his wife. Big deal.” Oh, but it is a big deal, as most military families would understand. As the wife of a Military Police officer for 23 years, I know that the private and personal aspects of military life are […]