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Leftist Complains about Right Wing YA Fiction

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Popular right wing YA fiction “teach children to submit to the free market, not fight authority.” I missed this when this Leftist critique first came out in the Guardian. I think of Katniss of The Hunger Games as morally compromised

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Unfortunate Boss: Bruce Springsteen & His Real Problem

bruce springsteen

Bruce Springsteen is one of my favorite songwriters. He and the E Street Band have been a musical inspiration to me for a number of years now. This doesn’t mean I like all of his material – in fact, there’s

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What “Evilstick” Tells Us About People in Power

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People in power are not always in politics. Anyone in charge of large or influential groups—whether they be corporations, retail chains, philanthropic organizations, etc—has power. If we know that they are using their powers in ways we don’t like, we

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Hollywood Hypocrites Produce Extreme Income Inequality

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Celebrity Leftists plugging Democrat slogans about income inequality are the worst offenders! Ever wondered how much people in the lower echelons of the movie credits make? Well, here you go! From the belly of the beast—The Hollywood Reporter—you can see

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Child Porn Charges Manufactured from Celeb Photo Hack?

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Since I’m not a libertarian I think that all pornography should be illegal—not just child porn. People who exploit children deserve to be punished. It should count as a form of sexual assault. But I am having trouble believing that

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Ferguson - America’s Future Depends on Recovering Gun Culture

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The latest report, if true, really makes it likely that Wilson should be cleared–if gun culture is not dead yet. Fox News reported yesterday, Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer whose fatal shooting of Michael Brown touched off more

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Left Behind - Should Christians Be Known for End-of-the-World Fantasies?

End of the World

I thought this Christian minister made a wise observation in classifying the forthcoming Left Behind movie with secular and horror fiction in general: In today’s news the picking of your poison has become a veritable smorgasbord. There is tension with

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Tea Party Targeted In Violent Video Game

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Imagine a major videogame maker portraying the “enemies” as a bunch of pedophiles with rainbow flags on their wall. Or maybe a banner of the New Black Panthers for bad guys who only shoot white people–do you think they could

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The Robin Williams Suicide: Do We Really Want to Avoid All Moral Questions?

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This post is not so much about the Robin Williams suicide as it is about how we are posting about it online. I wouldn’t say I was a fan of Robin Williams, but rather that he was an institution for

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Robin Williams, the King of Comedy when the Fools Have Changed Sides

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The HBO specials of Robin Williams first showed me how absolutely hilarious comedy could be–how brilliant it could be, and brave. It, along with blues, leading to jazz, leading to rock and roll, might be the quintessentially American art form.

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If You Want to See the Face of the War on Women, Look into His Eyes

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This is the real war on women, and on men too. Once again we have a horrible story about a man claiming that he knows what it feels like to be a woman, that he is one, and that emasculation

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The U.S. Government Cocaine Connection Gets a Feature Movie

Gary Webb

While Hollywood has used the government cocaine connection in fictional pieces, I don’t think it has ever taken a verified story and put it on the big screen. Since I have already covered one “conspiracy theory” today, I thought I might

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