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How conservative pundits helped break reality

Ordinarily, I might gloat. Last week, a prominent conservative pundit conceded a point yours truly and countless others have been making for a long time. Namely, that in their constant assaults on mainstream news media, conservatives have wrecked the very idea of. . .

Abolishing 'man' at Princeton

"He created them male and female and blessed them. And he named them "Mankind" when they were created." —Genesis 5:2 NIV Poor God. He, or maybe I should say, "It," was so behind the times. If the deity had only gone to Princeton University and had its. . .

Quarter left on headstone could link past to present

Martin Crain remembers the date as if it were etched on the back of his eyelids � July 12, 1967. That's the day his younger brother Ronald Edward "Ronnie" Crain was killed in action during the Vietnam War near the Cambodian border. He was only 21. Ronnie, who. . .

Teaching students to look behind the screens

Gov. Asa Hutchinson stood before the assembled students at the Benton High School auditorium and asked for a show of hands: How many were interested in a career in computer coding? What he described as a "smattering" raised their hands. So then the 65-year-old. . .

Trump's hollow yet damaging charges of fraud

At the time Germany signed the armistice ending World War I, no battles had been fought on its territory and no foreign army had invaded it. The German people suffered greatly � food shortages and the like � but defeat to many did not seem to come from the. . .

China's rising influence felt in Australia

Australia has a split personality when it comes to China: Government officials stress the importance of their strategic alliance with the U.S., even if it upsets Beijing. But business leaders argue that Australia must accommodate the reality of China's. . .

The price of powerlessness

This week Russian bombers flew out of Iranian air bases to attack rebel positions in Syria. The State Department pretended not to be surprised. It should be. It should be alarmed. Iran's intensely nationalistic revolutionary regime had never permitted foreign. . .