After the U.S. Olympic men?s basketball team took its third-straight gold medal Sunday, easily besting Serbia 96-66, NBA star Carmelo Anthony offered impassioned words about America in the midst of its numerous troubles and what the victory meant to him. ?In spite of everything that?s going on right now in our country, we gotta be […]
During the Republican presidential debate on August 6, Megyn Kelly pressed Trump about misogynistic, sexist comments he made in the past, such as calling some women “fat pigs, dogs, slobs and disgusting animals.” Trump slammed Kelly for this, calling her questions “ridiculous” and “off-base.”After the first GOP presidential debate, Trump said: “You could see there […]
This refugee from Syria is now an American working man. Four months after Ahmad al-Abboud and his brood became the first Syrian family to be resettled in the U.S. from Jordan as part of the White House-backed “surge operation,” he has landed a job at a Kansas City restaurant. Al-Abboud started last Tuesday and so […]
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reader comments 42 For many cultures a total solar eclipse represents a time when either a demon or animal consumes the Sun. For example, the Vikings saw a pair of sky wolves chasing the Sun, and when one caught it, the wolf would eat it. In Vietnam, either a frog or toad consumed the Sun. […]
?National parks are the best idea we ever had,? Western writer Wallace Stegner once said. ?Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best, rather than our worst.? That idea, as old as the United States itself, was simply this: that the most beautiful mountains, fields, forests, and shorelines should be preserved for the […]
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ST. SIMON’S ISLAND, Ga. ? ?After two years and 10 months, 93-year-old Ernie Andrus has made it across America.
The World War II veteran dipped his toes in the Atlantic Ocean Saturday morning, ending a cross-country run that started in San Diego.
Local media reported that Andrus was surrounded by hundreds of people […]
Salon Magazine has accused the Republican Party of being out of touch with ?post-Christian America,? warning the GOP that if it doesn?t renege on its alliance with Christianity, it will soon become irrelevant. Ted Cruz?s failure to get the GOP nomination, Matthew Sheffield proclaims in Salon, ?is a perfect window into trends that will set […]