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At charity dinner, Nikki Haley takes jabs and makes a serious point

During a host of one-liners in her 17 minute speech at the 73rd Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, she poked fun at her boss and a gaggle of other politicians from both parties. In the midst of the … Continue reading

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‘Sesame Street’ wanted an ornery character like Oscar the Grouch

As a kid, Oscar the Grouch was my fave Sesame Street character. Here’s the low down on the origins of the character from Travis Andrews from the Washington Post. “He’s green, he lives in a trash can and he’s always … Continue reading

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Politics Can’t Solve Our Political Problem

By Ben Sasse, Wall Street Journal Humans are social, relational beings. We want and need to be in tribes. In our time, however, all of the traditional tribes that have sustained humans for millennia are simultaneously in collapse. Family, enduring … Continue reading

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Americans Strongly Dislike PC Culture

By Yascha Mounk, The Atlantic On social media, the country seems to divide into two neat camps: Call them the woke and the resentful. Team Resentment is manned—pun very much intended—by people who are predominantly old and almost exclusively white. … Continue reading

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Oscar Romero, Martyr and Saint

Gerhard Ludwig Cardinal Müller, First Things As the disciples were on their way to the Mount of Olives after the Last Supper, Jesus told them, “All of you will be scandalized because of me this night, for it is written … Continue reading

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Chris Pratt on faith with the Associated Press

AP: At recent awards show appearances, you went out on stage and talked publicly about your faith. Is it an especially important time to do that? Pratt: I don’t know that I am so much more motivated by where the … Continue reading

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Lauren Daigle wants to break down walls to Christian music

Lauren Daigle’s album, “Look Up Child,” debuted this month at No. 3 on Billboard’s all-genre album chart and had the best first week sales of any Christian album in nearly nine years, according to Billboard. Daigle, who is performing at this … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Endurance of Christian Rock

By Kelefa Sanneh The New Yorker In 1957, less than a year after the end of the Montgomery bus boycott, the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., took a part-time job as an advice columnist. His employer was Ebony, and his … Continue reading

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Celebrating Aretha Franklin

“In Aretha,” the Rev. Dr. William Barber said at her funeral, “the holiness of the sacred and the secular came together, in a way that could be only ordered by the Lord. Some say that even as the world spins, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Queen Lili’uokalani

Happy Birthday to Queen Liliʻuokalani, the first queen regnant of the Kingdom of Hawaii and its last sovereign monarch (1838-1917). She ruled from January 29, 1891, until the overthrow of her rightful rule in January 17, 1893, by unscrupulous sugar … Continue reading

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