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The New Year’s Sunday Tune-up ~ Truth to Power/ I Am My Father’s Son

“An interesting question came up: if a man looks inappropriately at a woman who is not his wife during Ramadan, is it as though he did not fast that day? And if he did not fast, does that mean he … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Self-Respect or Self-Loathing?

To understand where we are as Americans today, I believe you need to first understand who we’ve become…to a man. Look a courageous man (if you can find one) in the eye, and then look a coward in the eye, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ November 29, 2015

But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new … Continue reading

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These Are NOT Your Grandfather’s “Refugees”!

“According to the U.N. refugee agency, 53% of the migrants are from Syria, 14% from Afghanistan, 7% from Eritrea, and 3% each from Pakistan, Nigeria, Iraq and Somalia. Seventy-two percent are men, only 13% women and 15% children. Not all … Continue reading

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The Destroyer

When he walked into the room you knew. You knew by the chill. You knew by the eyes. You knew by his emptiness and false charm…death would come in waves. His name was Aylan Kurdi…he was three-years-old. He is dead … Continue reading

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