Month: August 2014

Pro-life families should see “The Giver” together: opinion

Conservatives have long complained that our political philosophy and traditional values are under-represented in the steam of films flowing from Hollywood. That's why it makes news in our circles when one comes along that's both well-made and well-meaning. "The Giver" is one such film. "The Giver is the kind of…

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Hey, food regulator, leave them kids alone! opinion

A recent bake sale for veterans at Robertsdale High School. (File) The picture from Baldwin County last February is as American as apple pie. Two girls from the Robertsdale High School chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions were signing a poster that read "Valentines for Veterans" as part of their…

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Nobody should be shocked when electric bills rise: opinion

President Barack Obama with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson in Washington, D.C. (AP) Earlier this month Alabama Power announced it was reducing the amount of coal it burns at three of its power plants across the state, decreasing its number of employees and increasing the possibility that customers could pay higher…

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Organized secularism will never replace organized religion: opinion

A common criticism that atheists and agnostics have of Christianity is the catchall argument against "organized religion" overall. They usually say something like, "Organized religion has caused," and then list every horror from war to racism. Rather than being theologically insightful, the accusations usually explain less about faith and more…

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