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Skilled Trades Beat Degree Debt

When I was a 19-year-old college sophomore in 1982, my father gave me advice that makes even more sense for 19-year-olds today.Despite his protestations, you see, I chose English as my major at Penn … more

More Bad Theology

It’s time for another round of Bad Theology.Bad Theology happens when we say ridiculous things about the Most Holy Trinity. And, a lot of times, that ridiculous talk comes from pastors and … more

Politics: We Need It

Every so often, I jot down a list of the things that discourage me about our country. There’s the widespread disregard for our core values of tolerance and mutual respect, for instance. Our … more

Dates and Times

When Jesus spoke to his disciples for the last time, he spoke to them about the Kingdom of God, the reign of God’s love in the world. True to form, they misunderstood him. Their thoughts went … more

Newsprint Tariffs Threaten Your Paper … and You

Do you rely on your local newspaper to keep up with how your tax dollars are being spent? If so, tell your congressman you don’t want a tariff to put the paper out of business.A new study shows … more

Canadian Newsprint is Not the Enemy — Tariffs Are

Every day at the News Media Alliance headquarters, a stack of newspapers arrives for myself and the staff. But with the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission currently … more

Follow the light

Twelve Step programs use a terrific phrase that I have adapted for my own spiritual journey. It is found in Step Three: “I make the decision to turn my will and my life over to the care of the God … more

Farm Bill Should Reform More Than Food Stamps

Republicans are set to move landmark welfare reform in this year's farm bill, which includes language requiring able-bodied adults to work or participate in a job training program to be eligible for … more

Our Struggle is With the Spiritual Forces of Evil

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly … more

You Are Welcome

This first week of June the Eastern Orthodox Church will celebrate the annual Feast Day of St. Philip the Deacon, also known as Philip the Evangelist. He was an influential and powerful leader in the … more

The 100 Deadliest Days for Teens

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service Urges Parents to Talk to Teens About Safe Driving. Now that school is out and summer is officially underway, many parents are seeing their teens doing … more

We the People …

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit … more

Don’t privatize veterans’ healthcare

Veterans have made enormous sacrifices for the United States. The rest of us should ensure that they lead prosperous lives after their service.Affordable, high-quality health care has been a … more

What if Obamacare sold homeowner’s insurance?

If homeowner’s insurance worked like Obamacare, in no time at all homelessness would be a viable option for residents trying to lower their insurance cost.Under Obamahome, construction contractors … more

Burn your quit towel

God has called you to greatness. The scripture teaches us in Mark 11:23 if we speak to the mountain and do not doubt in our hearts, but believe what we have spoken then the mountain will be removed. … more
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