Arne Duncan, who served as secretary of education under former President Barack Obama, on Friday proposed that parents pull their children out of school until elected officials enact tougher gun-control laws, calling the idea "brilliant."
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In American, our police historically have been independent of federal control and responsible to the communities they protect and serve. But if they are nationalized, they will be accountable to the federal government and their mission will be to enforce federal dictates. ... [...]
Criticizing the underpinnings of liberal democratic government is in vogue again. Populism is shaking some people’s faith in the wisdom of voters, and others, such as Patrick Deneen, argue outright that liberalism has failed. Some consider Evangelical Christians the big winners of 2016, but the ongoing debate about supporting President Donald Trump betrays their unease about the American system. From a reformed Protestant prospective, pastor and author Jonathan Leeman brings his own criticism to bear on the liberal order and ultimately concludes there’s something there worth conserving.
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Senator Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) went after Sen. Claire McCaskill on Saturday for her decision to vote against confirming Gina Haspel as CIA director, which he said showed she values "obstructionist politics" more than "keeping this country safe."
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The problem isn’t guns but people who use them to commit evil. The solution is not simply to protect ourselves from evildoers but to reverse our cultural decline that has caused more people to choose evil over good. ... [...]
The White House said President Donald Trump was "disappointed" in the defeat of the House Republican farm bill on Friday after the conservative Freedom Caucus torpedoed the legislation.
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On Tuesday, the Boulder, Colorado, city council voted unanimously to outlaw possession of “assault weapons,” magazines containing more than 10 rounds, and “bump stocks,” while raising to age 21 those allowed to purchase whatever is left. ... [...]
Beginning with Scripture from the Apostle Paul in 2 Timothy, Jim segued into a powerful testimony of the impact of Christ in the life of his mother which, in turn, touched his own life and that of his siblings. ... [...]