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They Can't Shut Down Mother Nature

Patricia McGuire | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Attempting to "get away from it all" for a few hours over the weekend, I sought the beautiful sights of the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on the Eastern Shore. Well, I may have been two hours away from Washington but I didn't get away from anything.

The 15th Amendment Trumps the 10th Amendment on Voting Rights

Paul Abrams | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Chief Justice Roberts's other argument, that the states are entitled to "equal sovereignty," may be a nice idea, but it is not found anywhere in the Constitution.

Building a "Civil Society" in the Young American Republic

Zachary K. Pearce | Posted 05.27.2012 | Books
Zachary K. Pearce

Looking at the roots of American civil society is incredibly revealing. While today's political climate may lead one to worry about the future effectiveness of our government, especially the Congress, I choose to remain optimistic.

Morality Is Absolute -- And Evolving

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 11.05.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

God's word is in the biblical text, and it is final, but getting to the ultimate, transcendent meaning of those words is something yet to be worked out.

The Republican Party Today, Part 2: The Sucker Wing

Bill Lasarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lasarow

Disagreement, for many of Glenn Beck's followers, adds up to a consistent conclusion: We are True Americans, and liberals, the "hate America crowd," are knowingly and deliberately working to destroy it.

Newt Gingrich Misuses, Not Just Misquotes, the Declaration of Independence

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Media Matters, and then Olbermann, missed Newt's real agenda that is the same as it has always been: to use lies, misstatements and sophistry to mislead the American people.