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Root: Signatures Undermined

With the help of Republicans in 2021, vote harvesters in Texas won’t have to worry about supplying convincing signatures on mail-in ballot applications. Last week, election administrators taking part in a call with the secretary of state’s office were reportedly told...

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Protecting Words

Two years before Israel became a nation in 1948, the first ancient scrolls were discovered by Bedouin shepheds in the caves of Qumran, near the Dead Sea.  Nearly a thousand scrolls were eventually uncovered by archeologists, covering most of the Old Testament,...

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Committed to the Fight

On TV, a murder is solved within two commercial breaks. At the movies, a galaxy-spanning war can be resolved in under an hour. Even when we read real accounts of great movements, everything is neatly contained between two covers and around 500 pages. Yet when visiting...

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Real Joy in the World

If one can get past the inflatable snowmen, tinsel, and wrapped presents, Christmas’ focus is on a baby in a manger. Yet even that is just a meager sign pointing us to the destination of a joy that lasts not for a season, but eternity. The coming of the Messiah was...

Biden: The Nights of Winter

From the desk of Joe Biden… ‘Twas the night of the "winter of illness and death." My voters were too scared to take even a breath. Wherever you went, all through the land, Blue State creatures were masked, as was my command. The coffins were stacked on the front...

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Liberty Is Enough

There is an unfortunate tendency to present liberty as a means to the end of economic prosperity. We too often hear about liberty as if it is good for what comes out of it, rather than what it is. By turning liberty into just another cog in the machinery of generating...