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Mass Shooting in America

November 7, 2017 – When is the “right time?” On November 5, 26 people were shot and killed at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and dozens more have been hospitalized. It is the worst mass murder in … Continue reading

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Factions within GOP could cause splinter, create new party

Reprinted with permission of the Columbia Missourian Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT BY DAVID ROSMAN It was interesting. I typed “Demise of the GOP” into my search engine and, lo and behold, I found articles written by … Continue reading

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Under God – The Pledge of Allegiance, Massachusetts and Propaganda

On Wednesday September 4, the American Humanist Association opened its arguments on behalf of a family in suburban Boston to take “under God” out of the Pledge of Allegiance. More accurately, to stop the practice of mandatory reciting of the … Continue reading

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Leave Religion Out of the Discussion on Syria

Damned if we do. Damned if we don’t. The question the President and Congress must answer on September 9 is clear: Does the United States take military action against Syria’s Assad government for the use of sarin gas against their … Continue reading

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Of Peace and Love and Bullets

Christianity – A religion of peace, love and… Wait a minute. What is wrong with this statement? “Arkansas Christian Academy in Bryant, Arkansas posted this sign in front of its building, which reads “Staff is armed and trained, any attempt … Continue reading

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Military ruling must meet spiritual needs of all groups

Printed with permission by the Columbia Missourian… Wednesday, August 14, 2013 | 12:00 p.m. CDT BY DAVID ROSMAN Secular humanism and atheism are not religions. All atheists are secular humanists, but not all secular humanists are atheists. Some are agnostics, … Continue reading

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Hannah Gastonguay: “US Has No Religious Freedoms” Really?

It was an Associated Press headline that peaked my interest, “Religious family rescued at sea after a “leap of faith’.” It was the opening paragraph that made me shake my head. OK, there was nothing in the article to tell … Continue reading

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Obamacare Does Not Go Far Enough

I have opposed the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, since day one. Not because it is a democratic bill, or it is socialist or communist or Orwellian, or any other name one may stick to the program. I opposite it because … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July

During this week of celebration, allow me to remind you of what the Declaration of Independence does and does not say. We must begin by looking at the language used in 1776 in most, if not all, official documents. By … Continue reading

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“Capitol Hill Oysters”, or “Who Really has the Balls?”

The opening paragraph of the May 1, 2013 The Hill article, “GOP says Benghazi whistleblowers will ‘expose new facts,’” caught my attention. “Eyewitnesses with potentially damaging information on the Obama administration’s handling of last year’s terror attack on the U.S. … Continue reading

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