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By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Ben Shapiro: America forgetful of 9/11, but ‘the world is filled with enemies’

It’s now been nearly a full generation since Sept. 11, 2001. There are people currently serving in the U.S. military who weren’t born when that act of evil took place — and the military still has More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Alastair Bruce details how ‘Downton Abbey’ avoids religion, even praying over food

The latest example of a cultural phenomenon which has a secret and subtle anti-religion bigotry is Downton Abbey, something that’s come to light ahead of the upcoming Downton Abbey film, a widescreen followup More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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In 2020, we were fighting over the ‘No Fly List’ as the ACLU filed lawsuits

Nine years ago today, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit on behalf of 10 U.S. citizens and lawful residents who are prohibited from flying to or from the United States or over U.S. More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Look back at 2011: the dollar hit a record crash, Sterling hit highs as the debt deadlock continued

It was this month in 2011 when Bloomberg began their report “The dollar fell against all of its most-traded counterparts as politicians struggled to agree on raising the U.S. debt ceiling and reducing its More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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‘Tolkien’ never lives up the myth or legend of a man behind ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘LOTR’

Fox Spotlight tried to share J.R.R. Tolkien’s backstory, one of the most influential literary giants in history, with audiences in their new biopic, Tolkien. Nicholas Hoult steps into the shoes of the iconic More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Chernobyl tours: be ready for the most extraordinary trip

Events that will remain in memory forever Impressing the whole world with its huge scale and terrible consequences, the Chernobyl disaster shocked the whole world. Radiation has affected the vast territories of More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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Karl Marx’s birthday celebrated by NY Times, links #MeToo, Black Lives Matter to Marxism

Kyung Hee University associate philosophy professor Jason Barker wrote an op-ed for The New York Times recognizing the anniversary Karl Marx’s birthday. It’s titled: “Happy Birthday, Karl Marx. You Were More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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‘Paul Apostle of Christ’ highlights the Christian persecution and hunger for righteousness in Paul’s ministry

Mel Gibson’s Passion of the Christ attempted to capture some of the horror and tragedy of Jesus Christ’s murder, his crucifixion. Now, picking up years after Jesus’ resurrection and ascension, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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The History of St Valentine, creation of the holiday

While cards, candy, flowers and romance take center stage to celebrate Valentine’s Day, it was on February 14 around the year 278 A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Michigan State’s Shreena Gandhi says whites doing yoga are guilty of exploiting ‘a system of power, privilege, and oppression’

A professor of religious studies at Michigan State University recently argued that white people who practice yoga are guilty of enjoying a “system of power, privilege, and oppression.” Michigan State University More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Oregon’s Reed College amends Western Civ class after protests call it ‘Caucasoid’ and ‘Eurocentric’

The Reed College adminstration and staff have agreed to revise the mandatory freshman humanities course, Humanities 110, focused on the Western Canon in response to student protests which called it “Caucasoid” More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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The First Groundhog Day: February 2, 1887 and the beginning of the Punxsutawney Phil traditions

On this day in 1887, Groundhog Day, featuring a rodent meteorologist, is celebrated for the first time at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The legend of Punxsutawney Phil is born. According to More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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6 Wars that changed history forever

Irrespective of whether people like it or not, wars have played a great role in shaping the world to what it is right now. The current political situation, the number of developed and under-developed countries are More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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New college education study: graduates getting ‘random, unconnected courses’ ‘gaps in their basic skills and knowledge’

A recent national survey found that a “genuine, well-rounded college education” is a thing of the past at many colleges and universities, finding that most studnets are left with a “thin and patchy More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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5 Things I Adore About Living in Mexico City

Just after college my buddy Dean Kirkland WA resident like myself and ex-college roomie, jumped in the car and went on a road trip from Washington to Vancouver. This was the first road trip that we had ever been More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, October 7th, 2017
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Georgia Middle School teacher asks her student to draw a ‘Nazi mascot’

A teacher at Shiloh Middle School in Gwinnett County, Georgia, is being criticized for a homework assignment in which they asked students to draw a “Nazi mascot.” photo/ twitter Fox 4 News The assignment More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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5 Top Museums You Need to Visit to Help with Your History Studies

There are thousands of museums around the world that house a variety of art and history pieces for the public to view, but what museums offer the biggest and most famous collections? If you’re currently studying More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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‘Is Genesis History’ opens to sold out cinemas, two nights added: March 2 and March 7

“Is Genesis History?” debuted in movie theaters on February 23 to incredible audience support and sold-out auditoriums around the country, ranking No. 1 at the box office for the day above all other major film More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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‘Is Genesis History’ Documentary screens tonight

In the exciting new documentary, IS GENESIS HISTORY?, Dr. Del Tackett leads audiences on a remarkable journey through evidence from renowned scientists and Bible scholars that supports historic claims in the Book More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Nat Geo’s ‘Origins Journey of Humankind’ begins March 6

In the greatest adventure saga ever told — the story of human civilization — National Geographic presents ORIGINS: The Journey of Humankind – an eight-part series that traces the innovations More...


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