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Rebellion Pastor Steve Ellison   The book of Micah is a marvelous book.  Few passages of Scripture are better known than Micah 6:8 which adorns the alcove of religion in the reading room of the Lib...
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A Prayer for the nation – Inauguration Day 2017
It’s here! At last. The spirit is almost overwhelming for so many millions of Americas, we have a chance! We really do have a chance. Read more: A Prayer for the nation – Inauguration Day 2017
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On The Money!
Every time I go shopping, whether at Brookshire Brothers, H.E.B., Lowe's, Walmart or any other store, I have a practice long employed.  I keep track of the price of each item as it is placed in my ...
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Want to Drain the Swamp? Start with the Renewable Fuel Standard
Incoming President Donald Trump's promise to "drain the swamp" is getting an early test from one of his closest friends. Billionaire investor and Trump confidant Carl Icahn is requesting changes to...
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Analysis: Spinning numbers in lawmakers’ proposed budgets
Graphic by Todd Wiseman Analysis: Spinning numbers in lawmakers’ proposed budgets by Ross Ramsey Jan. 20, 2017 For lessons in how to speak positively about bad news — without telling lies — you mig...
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Colleges Are Failing to Prepare Students for Work; Here's the Solution.
Job prospects for today's college seniors are looking up. The hiring of bachelors-degree holders is expected to jump by 19 percent this year. But few are actually prepared for employment. Even thou...
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Nothing Is Real: When Reality TV Programming Masquerades as Politics
by JOHN W. WHITEHEAD, The Rutherford Institute
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Commentary Nothing Is Real: When Reality TV Programming Masquerades as Politics   By John W. Whitehead January 17, 2017 “There are two ways by which the spirit of a culture may be shriveled. In the...
Analysis: Legislators start with a $5.3 billion difference of opinion
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Illustration by Todd Wiseman Analysis: Legislators start with a $5.3 billion difference of opinion by Ross Ramsey Jan. 18, 2017 2 Comments In their first-day numbers, the Texas Legislature's two ch...
We All Lose: Obama’s Legacy and What It Means for a Trump Presidency
by JOHN W. WHITEHEAD, The Rutherford Institute
Jan 18, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Commentary We All Lose: Obama’s Legacy and What It Means for a Trump Presidency   By John W. Whitehead January 09, 2017 “This light of history is pitiless; it has a strange and divine quality that,...
Barack Obama’s Fundamental Transformation
by DR. PAUL KENGOR
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Barack Obama’s Fundamental Transformation The final week of Barack Obama’s presidency is upon us. Over the past eight years many things have changed. But has America “fundamentally changed” as Obam...
Abolishing Obamacare Rewards Wealthy, Punishes Working Families
by FRANK CLEMENTE and RON POLLACK
Jan 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
  Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)  threaten the health care of 30 million Americans  and would erode some  rare progress  made recently to reverse America’s growing e...
Some Couples Invest in Their Future in Ways Other Than a Diamond Ring
by NATHANIEL SILLIN
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Some Couples Invest in Their Future in Ways Other Than a Diamond Ring By Nathaniel Sillin What does an engagement ring look like? For many people, my wife included, the answer is a diamond ring. Wh...
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Madonna smiles before she performs during the Women's March on Washington, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)WASHINGTON (AP) — If you wondered where many of Hollywood's A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump's inauguration, you didn't have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of them showed up at women's marches in Washington and other cities to send the new president a pointed message that he was in for a fight — and that, as so many signs said, women's rights are human rights.


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Gambia's defeated leader leaves country, ends standoffGambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh and his family headed into political exile Saturday night, ending a 22-year reign of fear and a post-election political standoff that threatened to provoke a regional ...


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