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My Thoughts On The Biafran Agitations (1/4)

Nigeria’s 57th Independence Day was on October 1st, 2017 A s a Nigerian, I only managed to live in the country for the first 19 years of my life, but the Nigerian factor is so strong that it is not letting…

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Scott Walker crony attacks Wisconsin’s identity as a major dairy-producing state

Specifically, the head of a right-wing business lobby group in Wisconsin wants to remove “America’s Dairyland” from the state’s license plates For several decades, two words have been a prominent feature of Wisconsin’s instantly-recognizable car license plates: “America’s Dairyland”. Despite Wisconsin’s…

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Misalignment of Values and Actions

I’ve been lying in bed in a bit of a daze this evening. I’ve been a bit despondent having read Jeffrey Gettleman’s disturbing report of the ethnic cleansing being endured by the Rohingya in Myanmar, and Kevin Frayer’s account of…

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Gregg Popovich Shuts Down Donald Trump

Today a phone call was released between San Antonio Spurs head coach, Gregg Popovich, and sports journalist Dave Zirin. According to Zirin, Popovich called him and asked if he could vent towards the President’s latest statement regarding the four US…

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Jesus failed miserably

(or was up to something better). Is it possible that underneath the fighting, fear mongering, and self-righteousness of this election season lies a genuine desire to connect? Even as I write this I’m confronted with an awareness of how much I…

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Killing the Death Tax Should Be Part of Tax Reform

Rodrigo Duterte may polarize Filipinos in terms of his war against drugs, alleged authoritarian tendencies, foreign policy emphasizing closer relations with China but there is no doubt that there is an unanimous consensus that we need to overhaul the tax…

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Why the Godless Nation Rhetoric Falls Flat

I've always been surprised and confused when Christians lament the United States losing its "Judeo-Christian" values. I don't get it. I don't think I ever got it really. As a student at Liberty University during the time of the original Falwell…

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The Inevitable End for Mitch McConnell

Regardless of the pleasantries and display of unity shared today between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in the Rose Garden, make no mistake about how the Kentucky Republican’s career will end: with his resignation. Leader McConnell…

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Five ways the media slanted its coverage of Trump’s meeting with the Russians | The Knife Media

AP Images (The Knife Media) Here are two versions of what was reported today about Trump’s meeting with Russian officials. Compare “A” to “B”: A: What happened Trump met with Russian officials last week (we don’t know what he did or didn’t…

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The media’s disservice to New Jersey voters

At a time when trust in our political system and all of its institutions is virtually nonexistent, it is imperative that the voices of the We the People are given an adequate hearing. At a time when cries of corruption, bias,…

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