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Republicans Outnumber Democrats On Sunday News Shows

Photo by AP / NBC / William B. Plowman

Now I know why I so strongly dislike the Sunday morning news shows. The New York Times ‘The Upshot’ reviewed data collected by American University, combined with ideological scores calculated by Crowdpac, and concluded that since January 2009, liberal bias simply does not exist when it comes to the Sunday morning news shows. Okay, they didn’t…
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Climate Change For Evangelical Christians: Actions Have Consequences

photo by Geoffrey McAllister / Chicago Tribune

Those of us who accept the scientific consensus know there will be consequences of inaction on climate change. But instead of our inaction, what about the consequences of our actions? What we don’t consider is the consequences of our actions in a faith-based sense, that might speak to the evangelical Christians who reject climate change….
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America’s 9/11 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Continues With ISIS

photo by Ben Yokitis (Flickr)

Thirteen years after the obviously unforgettable tragedy of 9/11/2001, we still continue to suffer from the effects of that traumatic event. We are told to “never forget” as if we ever would, but we never much reflect beyond that tired refrain. While we hoped President Obama would not continue to steer us along this ineffective yet resolved path, a…
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