Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Thankfulness

When Abraham Lincoln established a regular holiday for Thanksgiving in the midst of our brutal civil war, one could argue he envisioned a time where we would share a common meal and, despite the hardships we have endured over the preceding year, we would go around a table and reflect…

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Jeff Flake finds his ‘Sense of Decency’

Known for being august and reserved (if not somewhat boring), the United States Senate is not somewhere one goes for impassioned debate or scathing critiques. Such scintillating content is more often found in the lower chamber on the other end of Capitol Hill or the House of Commons in the…

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Christians Calling Trump to Task

One of the more interesting alliances of the 2016 election cycle was religious conservatives embracing businessman-turned-president Donald Trump. Even after the release of his lewd comments about women, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr., and his like-minded religious conservatives kept backing their horse. Falwell’s ardent support has continued through the…

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A New Time for Choosing

In the aftermath of the horribly tragic deaths that have come out of the white supremacist march and counter protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, the county seems to be searching for someone to provide perspective and solace in these troubled times. President Trump’s words were found lacking, while Virginia Gov. Terry…

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Lessons from the Cold War

With the recent news of the escalation of incendiary rhetoric between the United States and North Korea, sometimes it is hard to tell the differentiate between the words of President Trump and those of Kim Jong-Un. While Defense Secretary Jim Mattis argues America’s diplomatic efforts are working, others are speculating…

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