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What? Georgetown pro-marriage student club accused of hate speech…for supporting marriage between a man and a woman

Let me see if I get this straight: a pro-traditional marriage student club AT A CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY is accused of hate speech…because it supports marriage between a man and a woman? Am I missing something here? Catholic News Agency has … Continue reading

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It’s 2017. And an elementary school put a black girl on “tethering straps”

I can’t make this up. Let’s start with the photo. This actually happened. pic.twitter.com/dRfEMcWQIE — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) October 19, 2017 CBS 4 in Boston has the details. What appeared to be leashes were actually “tethering straps” the superintendent said … Continue reading

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Gord Downie has passed

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Xi Jinping: China must be a “mighty force” in the world

The Guardian examines the opening address to the Chinese Communist Party gathering given by Xi Jinping. Now, Xi said, it was time for his nation to transform itself into “a mighty force” that could lead the world on political, economic, … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Caitlin Coleman in Canadian hospital

The Associated Press has the details. Boyle told The Associated Press in an email that his wife, Caitlan Boyle, was admitted Monday. His email did not specify why she was taken to the hospital. “My wife has been through hell, … Continue reading

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Austrians vote; far-right party triumphs

The Washington Post reports that Austrian voters are the latest in Europe to say enough to immigration. “I’ll fight with all my strength for change in this country,” Kurz told cheering supporters — many clad in turquoise, the color he adopted … Continue reading

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WaPo op-ed: We won’t be rebuilding Houston any time soon

An executive at a private equity firm suggests that sending money to hurricane-ravaged Houston makes people feel good, but the reality is money cannot address the real problem associated with helping Houston. Here’s what federal lawmakers need to understand: If Congress … Continue reading

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