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How ‘living memorials’ help service members remember fallen comrades

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Memorials can be especially meaningful for those processing their experiences and remembering those they lost, and physically represent the emotional weight they carry every day. On Veterans Day, people across America thanked ...

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How to get cheap (or free) health insurance if you retire early

health-insurance

I often hear when I first meet with someone that the only reason they are still working is to pay for health insurance until they can get on Medicare at age 65. ...

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Like the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany, world ignores genocide ahead of China’s Olympics

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It should be evident to all paying attention that the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will proceed as planned. Forget the meager protests against China’s cruel and immoral treatment of its own. The ...

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Living out our humanity: an invitation from Jesus

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Driving by a deserted storefront, I did a double-take. Underneath the overhang was a mishmash of stuff. Someone’s meager belongings. An empty cart. A lump of humanity huddled under a blanket. In ...

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Parents concerned over CRT play role in local school board elections

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Provoked by a number of outrages across the country, parents have begun pushing back on politicians, school boards, and educators who use children as guinea pigs in radical social experiments and left-wing ...

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Take it from Reagan and Proverbs: We need to laugh again

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Late on a rainy December morning in 1997, on the 34th floor of the Century City office building in Southern California, Ronald Reagan was gazing out a large window, looking down to ...

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Twix Halloween commercial uses violent message to promote transgender children

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There is nothing covert about the message, nothing sublime, nothing cryptic. Quite the contrary, the message is clear and in your face. If you have a problem with a little boy wearing ...

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Lost Tales: A sunken train in Idaho may solve a century-old mystery

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Lost tales and mysteries come in a great variety. They may be located on the other side of the world, or just down the street, on top of a mountain or deep ...

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The root of America’s rising division

Division

Division in the country makes it seem like we are no longer living in the United States of America, but in a different country that goes by a new name, the Divided ...

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Local Navy vet explains the new hypersonic missile arms race reality

navy

I was a NATO Seasparrow System Technician in the US Navy. We fixed the WHOLE system – we ran the radars and firing consoles – we fired the missiles – we did ...

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Warren Harding and his historic speech on race: how did America respond?

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No matter which major party won America’s presidential election in 1920, the country was destined for another chief executive from Ohio. Both major party candidates, Republican Warren Harding and Democrat James Cox, ...

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As ACLU erases women in Ruth Bader Ginsburg quote, who’s next?

ginsburg quote

When a quote of the iconic Ruth Bader Ginsburg has to be rewritten to satisfy the latest cultural craze, you know you are in deep trouble. The only question is, what’s coming ...

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Despite the left’s attempts, you can’t rewrite the words of Columbus

columbus rewrite

Despite the best efforts of history revisionists, almost everyone still agrees that Christopher Columbus arrived in the “New World” in 1492, a fact that is difficult to rewrite. That he was a ...

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What people get wrong when banning Columbus Day

columbus day

Monday is either Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day, depending on perspective. Scott S. Powell, a senior fellow at Discovery Institute, wrote an opinion piece defending the traditional holiday. “The history of ...

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Parents concerned about education are not terrorists

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When it comes to educating our children, parents should be at the absolute center of that conversation. After all, nobody should be more invested in ensuring kids get a quality education than ...

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Observation, engagement and personal conversations central to sharing the Gospel

observation

In 1966, while in the United States Air Force stationed in Misawa, Japan, I had the opportunity of climbing the famous Mt. Fuji.  It was a wonderful and memorable sightseeing experience.  In ...

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Remembering Paul Harvey: An icon of optimism and common sense

paul harvey

When Paul Harvey Aurandt entered the world on September 4 in 1918, America was on top of it. We were about to emerge from World War I as a global power, surpassing ...

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‘Tax the Rich’: When have we heard that before?

tax the rich

There’s no need to pile even more scorn on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez’s “Tax the Rich” dress worn to a $35,000 per head liberal gala. Social critics like Piers Morgan have already ...

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Even on 9/11, God’s faithfulness endures for ever

9/11

As I reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, many thoughts and feelings come to mind as if it was just yesterday. Thinking about all of the death, destruction, pain and suffering ...

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Our readers share their memories of September 11

For the 20th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Metro Voice asked our readers for their memories of that morning. For most, the images remain difficult. They still create a pit ...

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Afghanistan is the new inspiration and staging ground for Islamic terrorism

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The fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban has implications far beyond the borders of that nation. That’s because the Taliban takeover provides fresh inspiration for Islamic radicals worldwide while at the same ...

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Where is God in Afghanistan?

afghanistan god

What I Know About Afghanistan…really isn’t much. But I’ve been there a few times. And I’ve had my heart broken there more than a few times. Once, we were walking back at ...

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Life in a revolving door: connecting with others

revolving door

I met a man in Nashville while passing through a revolving door at an entrance to a downtown hotel.  I smiled and greeted him as he was exiting. Immediately the man turned ...

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Open letter to Ben & Jerry’s over Israel boycott

Ben & Jerry's

Dear Ben & Jerry’s board members, In today’s ruthless global business environment, your company’s accentuation of social justice causes is well-noted. However, your product and branding have now been tainted. The taste ...

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Lessons from Roman historian Livy on the rise and fall of nations

livy

Two thousand years ago, an eminent Roman historian coined the popular aphorism, “Better late than never.” His name was Titus Livius, anglicized as simply Livy. True to the aphorism, he wrote much ...

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