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  1. Morning Joe and Civility in the Twilight Zone

    Blog Morning Joe and Civility in the Twilight Zone

    I’m a news junkie. I follow scores of news sources online, and I watch five cable news channels—MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, BBC World News, and Al Jazeera America. My…

  2. World Hunger, MSNBC, Mitt Romney, and Socialism

    Blog World Hunger, MSNBC, Mitt Romney, and Socialism

    I get my daily news from a number of sources, mostly online, and as I’m reading I often come across stories that don’t necessarily warrant a blog post, but do raise…

  3. Duck Dynasty, Defrockings, and Free Speech

    Blog Duck Dynasty, Defrockings, and Free Speech

    There are two big stories blowing up on social media right now, both related to homosexuality and same-sex marriage. The most widely discussed one involves the star of the popular …

  4. If Jesus Isn't White, What Does He Look Like?

    Blog If Jesus Isn't White, What Does He Look Like?

    You've probably heard by now that Fox News host Megyn Kelly has gotten herself into a bit of a racial controversy for claiming that Santa Claus and Jesus were both white. The…

  5. Jahar Could Be Your Kid

    Blog Jahar Could Be Your Kid

    I turned on a couple of the cable news channels recently and the outrage du jour was over Rolling Stone’s decision to run a cover story featuring Boston bombing suspect…

  6. Trayvon, Zimmerman, and Pastor Pundits

    Blog Trayvon, Zimmerman, and Pastor Pundits

    I was watching Saturday night as the verdict was delivered in the George Zimmerman trial, and it wasn’t long before my Facebook news feed was blowing up, mostly with posts…

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