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Monday, 22 August 2016
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blog preview image by Rebecca Bynum (August 2016) Photo credit: Christianity Today Despite the danger, Saeed Abedini converted from Islam to Christianity and began working to spread the gospel through home churches (known as the underground church) while living in the Islamic Republic of Iran, where he was born. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/22/2016 12:09 PM by NER
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Thursday, 11 August 2016
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blog preview image As was recently reported, a new batch of emails from Hillary Clinton’s State Department have been obtained by Judicial Watch. One read, as related by CNN, In a 2009 email, [Douglas] Band directs Abedin and Mills to put Gilbert Chagoury, a Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire and Clinton Foundation donor, ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/11/2016 3:36 PM by NER
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Thursday, 11 August 2016
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blog preview image by Rebecca Bynum (August 2016) The NeverTrumpers’ foreign policy division has joined with Hillary Clinton in her effort to defeat Donald Trump. 50 former members of Republican Administrations’ Past have decided not to critique Trump’s actual foreign policy proposals as laid out in his speech ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/11/2016 4:47 AM by NER
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Thursday, 4 August 2016
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blog preview image by Robert Harris (August 2016) The fallout came soon after news of the result of the Brexit vote arrived. Markets reacted sharply due to an excessive hedging of bets on Sterling. Matters calmed somewhat after the 27th June, but would again sink days later, with investors attempting to pull out ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/04/2016 9:51 AM by NER
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Wednesday, 3 August 2016
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Both David Waterhouse of Ontario and David Simmonds of the UK have won our crossword competition for July. They will both receive a copy of Theodore Dalrymple's Anything Goes. Congratulations! And keep playing everyone! ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/03/2016 5:34 AM by NER
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Wednesday, 3 August 2016
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blog preview image by Rebecca Bynum (August 2016) The Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post is pulling out all the stops to smear Donald Trump and anyone associated with his campaign. Their shameless shilling for Hillary Clinton seemingly knows no bounds and may be in retaliation for Trump’s suggestion that Amazon.com should ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/03/2016 5:13 AM by NER
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Sunday, 31 July 2016
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blog preview image a review by Jerry Gordon (August 2016) Veteran investigative journalist and bestselling author Ken Timmerman has a riveting new book Deception: The Making of the You Tube Video Hillary and Obama Blamed for Benghazi. It is the Kafkaesque ordeal of Cindy Lee Garcia, an aspiring actress and lay preacher ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2016 12:24 PM by NER
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Sunday, 31 July 2016
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blog preview image by James Como (August 2016) On October 3, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK) will turn seventy-eight. On Thursday, July 28th, Peruvian Independence Day, he was sworn in as President of the republic. That it took so long for Peruvians to recognize the gold in their midst speaks to the . . . anomalous . . ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/31/2016 6:58 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by David Solway (August 2016) First they built a mosque on my block, but that was OK by me since I was tolerant of all religions, especially religions of peace;   Then they came for the dog, but I was not particularly disturbed since it relieved me of thrice-daily walks;  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 10:39 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by Brandon Marlon (August 2016) Swart villagers compelled by the magnet of loot suborn mulish asses during a nighttime jaunt toward snow-capped peaks of the High Atlas in a quest to encounter the Berber marabout  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 10:35 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by Bibhu Padhi (August 2016) As soon as I begin to look for it, someone says, “It’s too early.” Someone, who I thought was always there, behind sun and night, covered me  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 10:28 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by Thomas Ország-Land (August 2016)                          –In Memoriam Lili Meier   Not one of them guessed the purpose of the chamber when Obersturmführer Hössler, standing at ease before the portals, thus addressed a band of tired, disoriented new arrivals.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 10:22 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by Dilip Mohapatra (August 2016) The serpentine candle march slithers along the streets near Jantar Mantar with pent up emotions  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 10:13 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by David P. Gontar (August 2016) Storming over the steep crest we bounded, a pack of slick, scorched faces charging the crazed foe,  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 10:06 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by Evelyn Hooven (August 2016) “You are now within a foot of th’ extreme verge.  .  .  .” (King Lear, iv, vi)   Karl Jaspers on “boundary situations” (Grenzsituationen): “Death, suffering, struggle, chance, guilt—along with wonder and doubt—we react to them either by obfuscation or, if we ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 10:02 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by A. Human Being (August 2016) Ali Wheatley of Arkham’s Miskatonic University translated the following manuscript, which was discovered in the remains of the library of King Harshavardhana in Kanauj, The Harsha Empire, Central Bharat, which is now modern India. The manuscript is dated December 21, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 9:55 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by James LePore (August 2016) I wasn’t on the side of the road long before a car pulled up behind me and a very pretty young man came over and asked me in perfect English if I needed help. The used Fiat that I had bought in Rome had overheated and would not go another foot. I nodded, yes I do. What ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 9:49 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image a jeu d’sprit by James Como (August 2016) Students – thousands – could no longer stand him, and so they had poisoned his vocation (for that is what teaching had been for him, a calling) with bad ratings, venomous petitions, veiled mockery, all sorts of grumblings to this dean or that, and the ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 9:43 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image a review and interview with Thomas Ország-Land Making the Impossible, Possible by Frances Spurrier (August 2016) Can poetry confront the evils of our time? Frances Spurrier, Reviews Editor of the eminent British literary forum Write Out Loud and herself an award-winning writer, teacher and ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 9:37 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by Richard Kostelanetz (August 2016) Let me suggest that in America today are several literary worlds so different and distant from one another that it’s possible for someone to be quite prominent in one and scarcely noticed in the others. One is commercial publishing whose produce is, thanks to ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 9:31 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by David P. Gontar (August 2016) “Now we speak upon our cue, and our voice is imperial.” -Shakespeare    I.  Introduction Shakespeare doesn’t change. We do. Not too long ago, in a story titled “College Faculties a Most Liberal Lot” (3/29/05), The Washington Post reported that the vast majority ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 9:26 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by Mark Zaslav (August 2016) Figures of speech capture current trends in popular thought and culture. They offer a linguistic snapshot of our times, and the ideas (or lack thereof) that pervade it. Increasingly, this snapshot is a selfie.  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 9:19 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by Norman Berdichevsky (August 2016) What do most Americans know about Brazil and what should they know? –  a very pertinent question in the light of much recent headline news in the media regarding worries about the country's ability to stage the Olympic games, the dangers of the Zika virus, and ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 9:13 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image Behind the selective criticism: Boycott advocacy for a one-state solution by Robert Harris (August 2016) This article addresses the propagandistic talking points of tourist activism, so designed to undermine the international standing of Israel. The anti-Israel commentaries by former RTE producer, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 9:04 AM by NER
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Saturday, 30 July 2016
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blog preview image by Michael Curtis (August 2016) The brilliant historian David S. Landes was perceptive about the correct attitude in life. The optimists rather than the pessimists have it, he wrote, not because they are always right, but because they are positive. The need is to keep trying: no miracles, no perfection, ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/30/2016 8:57 AM by NER
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