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The Politics Of Shallow Gestures

The Politics Of Shallow Gestures

It is de rigueur in modern America that any tragedy elevated to national headlines will be shaped and crammed into the narratives of our left/right political dynamic. Usually mass shootings are pitched into the morass that is our national debate over gun control policy, but because perpetrator of the shooting at a historically black church in Charleston was

Valedictorian Has His Mic Cut Off After Mentioning Religion In Commencement Speech

A similar story about a valedictorian at a South Carolina high school ripping up his speech and delivering the Lord’s Prayer, in defiance of school policy, got a lot of reaction on the reader blogs. Today comes another story about a valedictorian in Texas who got his mic cut off after he diverged from his

Republican Senator Not Entirely Sure That Bloggers Have 1st Amendment Rights

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham isn’t so sure that bloggers have a constitutional right to just say anything they want. I mean, what do they think this is, a free country? Speaking to reporters, the South Carolina senator asked rhetorically, “Who is a journalist is a question we need to ask ourselves?” the Free Times

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