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His Truth is Marching On CAA

Friday, September 28, 2012
Category: America

From alumni.berkeley.edu

Rushdoony died in 2001 at age 84, but multiple candidates in this year’s Republican presidential primaries appeared to be channeling him. Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, who has made Rushdoonian arguments on everything from taxes to homosexuality, called for the posting of the Ten Commandments in courtrooms, and for the nation to return to the Biblical principles upon which she says it was created.

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Peter Van Buren: The Persecution of John Kiriakou

Monday, September 17, 2012
Category: America

From www.huffingtonpost.com

The one man in the whole archipelago of America’s secret horrors facing prosecution is former CIA agent John Kiriakou. Of the untold numbers of men and women involved in the whole nightmare show of those years, only one may go to jail.

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Muslims Enroll at Catholic Colleges in Growing Numbers - NYTimes.com

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Category: America

From www.nytimes.com

The flow of students from the Muslim world into American colleges and universities has grown sharply in recent years, and women, though still far outnumbered by men, account for a rising share. No definitive figures are available, but interviews with students and administrators at several Catholic institutions indicate an even faster rate of growth there, with the Muslim student population generally doubling over the past decade, and the number of Muslim women tripling or more.

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New Statesman - Las Vegas: the last honest place on earth

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Category: America

From www.newstatesman.com

The journalist Marc Cooper published a very good book about the city nearly ten years ago that was called The Last Honest Place in America. Its thesis was that Las Vegas is brutal but self-evident: it’s all about money.

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n+1: The Foundation Statesmen

Monday, September 3, 2012
Category: America

From nplusonemag.com

The endowments of the big three foundations—Rockefeller, Carnegie, and Ford—were drawn from the immense profits of the oil, steel, and auto industries. In part, the founding of these philanthropic institutions was a public relations strategy.

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Guest Post: The Rot Runs Deep 2: Don′t Call Out My Scam And I Won′t Call Out Yours ZeroHedge

Friday, August 31, 2012
Category: America

From www.zerohedge.com

It′s easy to skewer the financial and political Elites′ abuses of power, but few look at all the rot below. The fraud and embezzlement-riddled mortgage market of the previous decade included not just investment bankers but non-Elite Americans who lied about their income, debt, and other material facts in order to obtain a fraudulent mortgage.

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Sexual Freedom

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Category: America

From www.playboy.com

In 1965 Indiana police arrested Charles Cotner and charged him with an “abominable and detestable crime against nature.” His offense? Consensual anal sex with his wife. He faced 14 years in prison.

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Deluded Individualism - NYTimes.com

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Category: America

From opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com

In Chisago County, Minn., The Times’s reporters spoke with residents who supported the Tea Party and its proposed cuts to federal spending, even while they admitted they could not get by without government support.

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Tomgram: Hedges and Sacco, A Twenty-First Century American Sacrifice Zone TomDispatch

Friday, August 24, 2012
Category: America

From www.tomdispatch.com

Those who are not able to hang on, fall long and hard. They retreat into the haze of alcohol -- Pine Ridge has an estimated alcoholism rate of 80% -- or the harder drugs, easily available on the streets of Camden: from heroin to crack to weed to something called Wet, which is marijuana leaves soaked in PCP.

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Roseland, Where Obama the Politician Was Born - NYTimes.com

Sunday, August 19, 2012
Category: America

From www.nytimes.com

If any American president might have been expected to focus his attention on Roseland and its problems, it would be Barack Obama. The neighborhood, as it happens, played a critical role in Obama’s personal and political history.

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