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Baltimore Sun
If Sandy Hook didn't change gun laws, nothing willYou frequently find fortune cookie aphorisms, yes, but it's not often that you
If Sandy Hook didn't change gun laws, nothing will
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
You frequently find fortune cookie aphorisms, yes, but it's not often that you find searing insight within Twitter's 140-character confines. Which is why a June tweet from one Dan Hodges -- his profile describes him as a British political commentator... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rooney Bin: Social season heats up after Labor Day breakMonday is Labor Day, and folks are trying to get in one last three-day weekend
Rooney Bin: Social season heats up after Labor Day break
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
Monday is Labor Day, and folks are trying to get in one last three-day weekend of recreation before summer’s end. As columnist Doug Larson said, “If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend” —... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Vester Flanagan made witnesses of us all"I've seen enough. I don't want to see any more" -- Bruce Springsteen, "Cover M
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Vester Flanagan made witnesses of us all
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
"I've seen enough. I don't want to see any more" -- Bruce Springsteen, "Cover Me" When terrorists beheaded Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002 and posted video of the killing online, I refused to look. I explained my reasoning in this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Vester Flanagan has made witnesses of us all“I’ve seen enough. I don’t want to see any more.” — Bruce Springsteen, “Cover
Vester Flanagan has made witnesses of us all
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
“I’ve seen enough. I don’t want to see any more.” — Bruce Springsteen, “Cover Me” When terrorists beheaded Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002 and posted video of the killing online, I refused to look. To watch that video, I wrote in... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Jimmy Carter's exemplary faith: Leonard Pitts Jr.By Leonard Pitts Jr. "To want what I have, to take what I'm given with grace .
Jimmy Carter's exemplary faith: Leonard Pitts Jr.
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. "To want what I have, to take what I'm given with grace ... for this, I pray." _ From "For My Wedding," by Don Henley America is a nation of faith. So it is often said. In faith, a baker refuses to bake a cake for a gay... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tax Credit Scholarships help students without harming public schoolsTAX CREDIT SCHOLARSHIPS Public schools aren’t hurt I can share some good news
Tax Credit Scholarships help students without harming public schools
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
TAX CREDIT SCHOLARSHIPS Public schools aren’t hurt I can share some good news with Julie Delegal, who wrote in a Times-Union opinion column that a 14-year-old Florida scholarship for low-income children would be best handled by a private charity.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The beauty of Jimmy Carter's image of faith"To want what I have, to take what I'm given with grace ... for this, I pray."
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The beauty of Jimmy Carter's image of faith
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
"To want what I have, to take what I'm given with grace ... for this, I pray." -- From "For My Wedding," by Don Henley America is a nation of faith. So it is often said. In faith, a baker refuses to bake a cake for a gay couple's wedding. In faith,... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'All lives matter' are words of moral cowardice: Leonard PittsBy Leonard Pitts Jr. This is a column about three words of moral cowardice: "
'All lives matter' are words of moral cowardice: Leonard Pitts
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Leonard Pitts Jr. This is a column about three words of moral cowardice: "All lives matter." Those words have risen as a kind of counter to "Black lives matter," the movement that coalesced in response to recent killings and woundings of... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Cameron TriplettAll lives matter So, Leonard Pitts thinks that "all lives matter" are words of
Cameron Triplett
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
All lives matter So, Leonard Pitts thinks that "all lives matter" are words of "moral cowardice" ('All lives matter' -- words of moral cowardice, Sunday, Aug. 23)? He compares "all lives matter" to someone with a broken wrist, and the doctor wants... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'All lives matter' are words of moral cowardiceThis is a column about three words of moral cowardice: “All lives matter.” Th
'All lives matter' are words of moral cowardice
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
This is a column about three words of moral cowardice: “All lives matter.” Those words have risen as a kind of counter to “Black lives matter,” the movement that coalesced in response to recent killings and woundings of unarmed African-Americans by... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: 'All lives matter' -- words of moral cowardiceThis is a column about three words of moral cowardice: “All lives matter.” Th
Leonard Pitts: 'All lives matter' -- words of moral cowardice
Savannah Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
This is a column about three words of moral cowardice: “All lives matter.” Those words have risen as a kind of counter to “Black lives matter,” the movement that coalesced in response to recent killings and woundings of unarmed African-Americans by... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Leonard Pitts: Charnesia Corley and an assault on the Fourth AmendmentHere is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rig
Leonard Pitts: Charnesia Corley and an assault on the Fourth Amendment
Savannah Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
Here is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rights was ratified, including the Fourth Amendment, guaranteeing “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Charnesia Corley and an assault on the Fourth AmendmentHere is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rig
Charnesia Corley and an assault on the Fourth Amendment
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Here is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rights was ratified, including the Fourth Amendment, guaranteeing "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
The moral crime of relying on GoFundMe for health careLuis Lang would like you to send him some money. He has taken to GoFundMe, the
The moral crime of relying on GoFundMe for health care
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Luis Lang would like you to send him some money. He has taken to GoFundMe, the crowdfunding website, trying to raise $30,000. Lang, who is 49 and lives in Fort Mill, S.C., is slowly losing his eyesight to diabetes. Without surgery, he’ll go blind.... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Pitts: Assault on the Fourth AmendmentHere is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Righ
Pitts: Assault on the Fourth Amendment
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Here is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rights was ratified, including the Fourth Amendment, guaranteeing "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable... Read more
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The Mercury News
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The assault on the Fourth AmendmentHere is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rig
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The assault on the Fourth Amendment
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
Here is a challenge for you. Reconcile the following: In 1791, the Bill of Rights was ratified, including the Fourth Amendment, guaranteeing "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pitts: Reflections on watching grandchildren playing in the parkHe wanted to start a race war. That, you will recall, was what authorities say
Pitts: Reflections on watching grandchildren playing in the park
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
He wanted to start a race war. That, you will recall, was what authorities say white supremacist Dylann Roof had in mind when he shot up a storied African-American church in June. It might have surprised him to learn that we’ve already had a race... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Letters to the editorDEAR EDITOR: The pump and dump of the Washington machine is alive and well. Af
Letters to the editor
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
DEAR EDITOR: The pump and dump of the Washington machine is alive and well. After six-plus years of hearing lies, one would think that people would become more savvy, but that just is not the case in our society today. Somehow, people believe that... Read more

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