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A father’s open letter to teens charged with starting the Gatlinburg fire: ‘I sat in silence for a long time . . .’

A father’s open letter to teens charged with starting the Gatlinburg fire: ‘I sat in silence for a long time . . .’

December 27, 2016 As WKRN reports: A man whose wife and two daughters were killed in the Gatlinburg fire late last month wrote an open letter to the two juveniles accused of starting the fire – forgiving them. Michael Reed’s wife Constance and daughters Chloe and Lily were identified as among the 14 people killed […]

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That’s what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown

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10 reasons why members of the Left sever even their family ties

10 reasons why members of the Left sever even their family ties

November 30, 2016 Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager Many Hillary Clinton voters have ceased communicating with friends, and even family members, who voted for Donald Trump. It is so common that The New York Times published a front-page article on the subject headlined, “Political Divide Splits Relationships — and Thanksgiving, Too.” The article begins with […]

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Son of the hero at ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ says, ‘This movie is really a love story’

Son of the hero at ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ says, ‘This movie is really a love story’

November 25, 2016 TACOMA, Wash. — Mel Gibson’s new film “Hacksaw Ridge” tells the story of a World War II soldier, Desmond Doss, who received the Medal of Honor for single-handedly rescuing 75 wounded soldiers. On an escarpment known as “Hacksaw Ridge” on Okinawa, Doss refused to find cover, plunged into the line of fire […]

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The true story of Thanksgiving: ‘What the history books never tell you’

The true story of Thanksgiving: ‘What the history books never tell you’

by WorldTribune Staff, Nov. 24, 2016 Text from Rush Limbaugh’s Nov. 23 show: RUSH: The Real Story of Thanksgiving is a tradition on this program. … “The True Story of Thanksgiving,” written about in Chapter 6 of See, I Told You So, which is book two. It’s the chapter titled “Dead White Guys, or What […]

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How about some post-election introspection from the DNC, the RNC? . . . Sigh

How about some post-election introspection from the DNC, the RNC? . . . Sigh

November 15, 2016 Special to WorldTribune.com By Thomas Sowell The good news is that we dodged a bullet in this election. The bad news is that we don’t know how many other bullets are coming, or from what direction. A Hillary Clinton victory would have meant a third consecutive administration dedicated to dismantling the institutions […]

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A cry for help from their tortured souls: Vote Trump, for the Clintons’ sake!

A cry for help from their tortured souls: Vote Trump, for the Clintons’ sake!

November 8, 2016 By Victor Jessop Born in Australia, I still have a natural inclination to see things from an upside down perspective. Therefore, I believe that, beyond all their apparent lust for power, Hillary and the Clinton family actually want us to vote for … “Donald Trump”. As opposed to their apparently insatiable lust […]

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Scenic vistas from . . . Mars by NASA’s Curiosity

Scenic vistas from . . . Mars by NASA’s Curiosity

September 20, 2016 It’s hard to believe that more than 4 years have passed since the Curiosity rover (a.k.a. NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory) dropped onto the broad floor of Gale crater and began its marathon exploration of Mars. Although the craft’s “primary mission” spanned only 23 months, the hope has always been that this durable, […]

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Selective sensitivity to cultural mores by corporatized sports

Selective sensitivity to cultural mores by corporatized sports

Septembe 18, 2016 Following is the letter from Rev. Franklin Graham to Commissioner John D. Swofford of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) on Sept. 15. Dear Commissioner Swofford, As a lifelong resident of North Carolina and current CEO and president of two organizations employing nearly 1,500 North Carolinians, I am saddened — even outraged — […]

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Mars poses with the stars, Antares and M4

Mars poses with the stars, Antares and M4

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Sebastian Voltmer] Wandering through this stunning field of view, Mars really is in front of these colorful cosmic clouds. The mosaic contructed from telescopic images is about 5 degrees (10 full moons) across. It captures the planet’s position on Aug. 26, over 7 light-minutes from Earth and very near […]