How seriously is illegal immigration harming America?

On immigrants: legal and illegal ... Has immigration reform as a threat to the well-being of America been the same kind of lie as the myth of massive welfare fraud that needed to be cleaned up by Newt Gingrich and Tom Delay? ... that political anger-maker that fed off citizen's limited perceptions of welfare queens, …

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The Junior High Locker Room: Where not to learn what it means to be a man

  In November, 2013, A group calling itself “Open Carry Texas” showed up  at the Blue Mesa Grill in Arlington, Texas fully armed with semi-automatic pistols, rifles, and other firearms. They wanted to present a strong and intimidating front against a group they believe, wants to limit their liberty. Theses brave men stood shoulder-to-shoulder, weapons …

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Herr Tolkien, are you Jewish?

In 1938, Nazis demanded to know if ‘The Hobbit’ author was Jewish. He responded with a high-class burn. The Berlin-based publishing house sent Tolkien a letter asking for proof of his Aryan descent. Tolkien was incensed by the request and gave his publisher two responses, one in which he sidestepped the question, another in which …

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Why, when I was a boy … you better watch out!

I think it was sometime in October ... we'uns were still in the autumn mood, Halloween planning, plotting what trash cans we'd be knocking over in the alleys, wondering what crazy things the high school boys would be coming up with - such as moving the slickery slide into the middle of main street. Course …

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A Christian Nation we are not and ought never be.

Bring in more non-Christians, humanists and atheists. We need themAtheists Take Heart (and Office): New Poll Shows Major Support for Nonreligious Candidates  In a nation that consistently ranks atheists near the bottom of the “feeling thermometer,” identifying as a nonreligious or humanist candidate has traditionally been seen as a “bad” political move. But a new poll shows …

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Global Failure of the Theological Christmas

If we make the decision to believe that a Jewish man whose name was Yeshua (or Yehoshua) really lived in the time of the onset of the Common Era (otherwise known as Anno Domini), we are obligated to view such a person as he would have looked in that time and place. Furthermore, the idea …

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A new generation of seekers ignoring the “let’s pretend” wrongful religion of their parents.

Wicca A group of people gathered outside of Trump Tower to put a spell on the current President. (Image via Daily Mail) I think this is a wonderful story.   NUMBER OF WITCHES RISES DRAMATICALLY ACROSS U.S. AS MILLENNIALS REJECT CHRISTIANITY Witchcraft and other pagan religious practices increased in the U.S. over the past few decades, …

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