Thursday, January 16th, 2020 12:57:30

Freedom and Facts

We need to differentiate between experiences and facts. We know that our individual perspectives affect how we experience events, but do they also affect the underlying facts? The answer is no. Facts are facts.

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Thursday, January 9th, 2020 12:56:56

Media Accountability

Late last January, a short video showing Catholic high school boys and an indigenous drummer in Washington created a media and social media flurry. The video documented a confluence of two marches (the March for Life and the Indigenous Peoples....

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Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 14:14:41

2020 Vision

If you have 20/20 (or better) vision, you probably don't even think about seeing -- unless you previously had worse vision. If your vision has declined over the years (as mine has), you probably wish for the times when you....

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Thursday, December 26th, 2019 15:58:37

Happy Almost New Year

Christmas is a special time in our family. Our daughter, Maggie, loves decorating the tree, and her brother, Robert, is now tall enough to decorate the top third -- that Maggie and I cannot reach. The highlight of the season....

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Thursday, December 19th, 2019 14:50:49

Be a Blessing, and Stop the Holiday Outrage

This is the season of Advent for Christians. The season is not just about the event but about the expectation, the waiting, the preparation, the everyday events through which you can see God's grace shine. In today's polarized political environment,....

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Thursday, December 12th, 2019 12:48:10

Gearing up for 2020

By Tuesday night, the week's national political news was already too much to grasp. On Monday, the Justice Department's inspector general, Michael Horowitz, released the 436-page report "Review of Four FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) Applications and Other Aspects of....

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Thursday, December 5th, 2019 15:12:10

Outrageous Outrage — Take a Ride

In today's narrative-driven, social media-focused world, it's easy to slip into outrageous outrage. Let's take this week's social media commotion over a Peloton commercial that, according to Bloomberg News reporter Joshua Fineman, led to a drop in stock price.

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Thursday, November 28th, 2019 15:27:22

Thanks and Giving

This Thanksgiving, I am grateful for learning about and working with Our House, a homeless shelter for newborn babies and their families. I first became involved in this organization after the birth of our second child a few months before....

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Thursday, November 21st, 2019 12:47:16

Thankful for Inefficiencies

The political world is mired in must-watch political impeachment theater in Washington, with a second focus on this week's Democratic presidential primary debate in Atlanta.

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Thursday, November 14th, 2019 14:25:31

National Drama: An Opportunity

With the public phase of the House of Representatives' impeachment hearings beginning this week, the national drama meter is going to accelerate exponentially.

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