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  • Should “They” Really Be the Word of the Decade?

    Should “They” Really Be the Word of the Decade?0

    By now we have all gotten used to the annual year-end designation of the “word of the year.” I did not know, until the holiday break, that there was also a “word of the decade.” But there I was watching a football game, and on the news tape running at the bottom of the screen

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  • The Confused Logic of Christianity Today’s Pro-Impeachment Editorial

    The Confused Logic of Christianity Today’s Pro-Impeachment Editorial0

    Christianity Today‘s recent editorial calling for Trump’s impeachment has caused quite a buzz in the national news. But the editorial, which takes on Trump on the grounds that he is “morally confused,” is itself morally – and logically – confused.   There are two separate issues in the prominent evangelical magazine’s editorial which the editors hopelessly

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  • The Grievance-Mongers Should Leave Thanksgiving Alone

    The Grievance-Mongers Should Leave Thanksgiving Alone0

    When you scoop that spoonful of mashed potatoes into your mouth this Thanksgiving, just think of all of the Indians that had to die so that you could enjoy turkey and dressing with your family. Or at least that’s how some would have it. It wasn’t too long ago that Thanksgiving was considered a time

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  • There’s a Reason the Names of These Great Thinkers are Etched in Stone

    There’s a Reason the Names of These Great Thinkers are Etched in Stone0

    I’ll trade you one queer theorist, one native American novelist, a Chinese writer, and five feminists for six Greeks and two Romans. Homer. Herodotus. Sophocles. Plato. Aristotle. Demosthenes. Cicero. Virgil. These are names that strike fear in the hearts of our cultural elites. Unfortunately for the elites at Ivy League schools like Columbia University, these

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