The Ghosts of Gettysburg

Gettysburg nestles in long, rolling hills, surrounded by peaceful farmland, but there is nothing pastoral about the way it can make you feel. The Civil War site was the home of the largest and deadliest battle to take place on American soil in US history. The three-day battle, combined with Grant’s victory at Vicksburg, was […]

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It’s Time to be a Modern Society and Universally Ban Female Genital Mutilation

That is that the United States (and surrounding countries) has never actually guaranteed freedom of religion, constitution notwithstanding. Instead, the government tolerates religion, so as long as it conforms to American moral standards—as sketchy a definition as that might be.

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A New American Civil War Rebooted in 2017

The web is ablaze with drum beats of turmoil and secession. The duly elected President is being called illegitimate. Buckle up buttercup…the real fun is coming.

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The Election That Changed the World

John Adams was called the voice of the revolution and the main driver of the new country. Because it was oral, it has been lost to the ages as the last of his listeners died off. On the other hand, Jefferson was the writer of the Revolution and guiding hand of the United States…

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What We Learn from Biblical Maps

What We Learn from Biblical Maps by Roy Erickson Jr. For the unpracticed eye, biblical maps can be very hard to read. Boundaries have changed drastically over the centuries, with the names changed for many of the countries represented. Unless you are skilled at reading topography, visualizing the locations of the various hubs of ancient […]

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When There is no Chance of Peace: The Russian/ American Stand-Off

Karla Fetrow: We are entering another Cold War, with the same three players, only this time the script has been changed.

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