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  • Will We Survive the Obama Presidency and the Iranian Bomb?

    Barack Obama

    When, in 2012, I authored a cautionary tale about the dangers of a nuclear Iran, I never imagined a U.S. president who would, just a few years later, actively try to strengthen Iran's geopolitical and financial position while providing international legitimacy to the Iranian nuclear program. But sometimes truth is scarier than fiction.

  • Prison Gardens Are Cultivating Seeds of Change

    June Hunt - Opinion page size

    In the shadow of penitentiary walls, abandoned prison grounds and neglected fields are being transformed into vibrant vegetable gardens by the calloused hands of inmates.

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  • God First, Then Country

    Have you heard about the Baptist pastors in Shelby, North Carolina, who have raised the Christian flag above the American flag at their local churches? The pastors explain that our ultimate allegiance is to God, not government or country. One of the churches has launched a website (GodBeforeGovernment.org).

  • Time for the Confederate Flag to Be Retired

    The tragic events of recent days have once again focused the emotions of much of the nation on the Confederate flag and what it stands for and what it does not. I understand that for many people the Confederate flag stands for history, heritage, and the bravery and courage of their ancestors. However, the flag has been despoiled and sullied by the KKK and other white supremacists who have cloaked their evil deeds and beliefs with the "Stars and Bars."

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