August 19, 2017
Confederate monument, Oak Woods Cemetery
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The Confederate Monument in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago

August 18, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 0

In Chicago’s Oak Woods Cemetery, covering the mass grave of 4,000 Confederate soldiers, captured and held prisoner at Camp Douglas, there is a large monument, pictured above. Here is the National Parks Service’s description of it: Confederate Mound is an elliptical plot, approximately 475 feet by 275 feet, located between [Read More]

Pro-Life Pregnancy Abortion
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God forbid anyone might be mistaken for being pro-Life

August 17, 2017 Bookworm 0

Only in modern academia is it necessary for people to apologize for their decision not to terminate a pregnancy, lest they be mistaken for being pro-Life. Four times a year, Macalester College, one of the most liberal of America’s Midwestern liberal arts colleges, puts out a magazine for its alumni. [Read More]

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Review: Atomic Blonde

August 3, 2017 mcdanielm 0

Atomic Blonde (2017) Director: David Leitch Writers: Kurt Johnstad (screenplay), Antony Johnston and Sam Hart (graphic novel “The Coldest City”) Starring: Charlize Theron: Lorraine Broughton Sofia Boutella: Delphine Lasalle James McAvoy: David Percival John Goodman: Emmett Kurzfeld Toby Jones: Eric Gray James Faulkner: Chief “C” Sam Hargrave: James Gasciogne Atomic [Read More]

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Into the Penalty Box for Subverting the Narrative?

August 1, 2017 Patrick O'Hannigan 1

Careful observers of politics and culture usually learn how to spot the dominant narrative, which is a set of presumptions influencing how most of the top-tier actors in the “infotainment” complex see the world (not coincidentally, professional influencers expect the rest of us to share their presumptions, because they sleep [Read More]

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The Nature Of Man

July 22, 2017 mcdanielm 1

By: Mike McDaniel    What is the nature of man? Is man inherently good or evil? Given the opportunity to do good, when no one else is around to take notice, how does man respond? Or does the answer depend on the situation? In this heartbreaking and rage provoking case, [Read More]

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HuffPost: Listen To This

July 15, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel    I find myself, virtually daily, amused and annoyed by the dim-witted emanations of the self-imagined elite of the media and politics. Were I sufficiently foolish to believe them, I’d discover that I, merely by virtue of living in flyover country, am uneducated, crude, unsophisticated, racist, sexist, [Read More]

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Independence Day, 2017

July 3, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel   I originally wrote this article for July 4, 2013.  I chose the photo of the B1 because I was fortunate enough to know a B1 instructor pilot who arranged for me to “fly” a B1 simulator for 45 minutes.  It was a fascinating experience, all the more so [Read More]

Opioid crisis
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Losing friends and family to America’s opioid crisis

June 25, 2017 Bookworm 0

A decent HBO documentary about America’s opioid crisis raises questions perhaps you can answer and elicits observations based on my own experiences. Last night, I finally got around to watching HBO’s Warning: This Drug May Kill You, a documentary about the opioid addiction problem America is facing. It’s a decent [Read More]

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Handel’s Revenge On Planned Parenthood

June 22, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Republican Karen Handel not only became the first woman to win a congressional seat in Georgia last night, but she exacted revenge on Planned Parenthood — which had relentlessly worked to get Handel fired five years ago. In 2012, Handel worked for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation [Read More]

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