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Thanksgiving time to be grateful for America
While Thanksgiving is not officially a religious holiday, it is unofficially, for me, a religious holiday, perhaps America’s most religious holiday because being ‘thankful’ is a religious principle...
November 26, 2014 09:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanksgiving flavored with love and memories
It was all about the casseroles when I was growing up. My mother would slave for days cooking everything from scratch, filling her 9x13 pans with things that were exotic to us in those days. Canned...
November 26, 2014 09:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanksgiving: When we as Americans gather together
Thanksgiving is a peculiarly American holiday that is wrapped up in legend and myth that don’t bear close historical examination. True, the Pilgrims and the Indians sat down to a peaceable feast in...
November 26, 2014 09:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dialogue, not destruction, needed in wake of Ferguson
One would have hoped that the grand jury’s decision not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson for last summer’s shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, woul...
November 25, 2014 09:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Ferguson, where next?
WASHINGTON — My hometown of St. Louis has given up its sad secrets. Journalists — like tourists taking in the sights of social dysfunction — have explored its courthouses, its speed traps, its raci...
November 27, 2014 05:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Voices: Ferguson’s destruction helps no one
President Obama’s Monday night speech on the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., was completely ignored by the arsonists, rioters and looters who took charge there that night. It was almost jarri...
November 27, 2014 05:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Potential Ferguson violence flies in face of legacy of two great men
On the same day and at the same time, two great men of different ethnicities and with different paths to greatness will soon be memorialized for their lives, both of which taught the world how to h...
November 21, 2014 10:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The truth about Obama’s ‘temporary’ Ebola amnesty
When it rains, it pours. Just before unveiling his colossal administrative amnesty for millions of “undocumented” aliens and foreign tech workers on Thursday, President Obama separately ordered up ...
November 21, 2014 10:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Climate Pact Swindle
Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which China promised for the first time to cap carbon emis...
November 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leona Sharpton: ‘Only the little people pay taxes’
The Rev. Al Sharpton is perhaps best known these days for his MSNBC show. This provides viewers with a daily diet of its host misreading his teleprompter and egregiously overusing the phrase, “I me...
November 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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