Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The resolution in any newspaper is bad, but i seem to see arms full of tattoos. If so, why?

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 5:38 p.m.

Well, it would have been funny if he hadn’t been one of the people who voted it into state law.

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 5:28 p.m.

Take the explosive word ”abortion.“ Before Roe vs. Wade, it meant death for life in the mother and it was punishable. Today it means ”choice.“

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 5:18 p.m.
 In this June 6, 2014 file photo, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., gestures as he speaks during a gala prior to the start of the Virginia GOP Convention in Roanoke, Va.   Ryan proposed a new plan July 24 to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty, in a speech to the American Enterprise Institute.
Posted on July 28, 2014 at 5:04 p.m.

"Experimenting" with people's food-stamp money is not something we should sign onto.

 Smoke fills the skyline following Israeli shelling in Gaza City, Monday, July 28, 2014. A truce between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza remained elusive as diplomats sought to end the fighting at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:51 p.m.

If you want to minimize civilian casualties, then minimize the dangers of war, by no longer coming to the rescue of those who start wars.

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 4:40 p.m.
 Parents cheer for their team at  a Little League All-Stars baseball game in Middlebury on Friday, June 27, 2014.
Posted on July 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Is it a crime to parent "free-range" kids? Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the RedBlueAmerica columnists, debate.

 This June 25, 2014 file photo shows a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally as they are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.
Posted on July 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

We need to stop comparing ourselves to Mexico. What’s the point? When dealing with immigrants and refugees, the United States is a much better country. We must realize that. Let’s start acting like it.

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Posted on July 27, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Is no place so hallowed or holy that we would never think to use it as a stage upon which to showcase the fizzy wonderfulness of our own selves?

 Four-year-old Aaron Gregg smiles and checks out his 1st place trophy after winning his age group of the pedal car races at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Posted on July 27, 2014 at 10:40 a.m.

The 2014 Elkhart County 4-H Fair dominated our work this week.

 This Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, shows a displaced Christian girl who fled the violence in Mosul with her family, in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul. Iraq was home to an estimated 1 million Christians before the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein. Since then, militants have frequently targeted Christians across the country, bombing their churches and killing clergymen. Under such pressures, many Christians have left the country. Church officials now put the community at around 450,000.
Posted on July 26, 2014 at 7:29 p.m.

We tend to think global conflicts are distant and somewhat irrelevant. And it is our good fortune to be able to do so. But our growing border surge is shining a light on the fact that things are getting closer.

 President Barack Obama waves to supporters as he boards Air Force One to return to Washington at Los Angeles International Airport Thursday, July 24, 2014 in Los Angeles.
Posted on July 26, 2014 at 7:28 p.m.

When was this era of harmony that Obama has somehow forfeited? It never happened. And it's not likely to emerge under his successor.

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 7:22 p.m.

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 7:18 p.m.
 A man taking part in a job fair at IUSB fills out paperwork in August 2011.

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 5:06 p.m.
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