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Where Do You Want to Live: Red State or Blue State?

We’re supposed to be the United States of America. But in many ways, we’re now divided into two very different nations: red states and blue states. Which ones are succeeding? Which ones are failing? And why? To answer these questions, economist Stephen Moore compares them side-by-side.
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Catholic priest says “You cannot be Catholic & a Democrat. Period.” Texas bishop backs him up

Click here: A Wisconsin Catholic priest says,”You cannot be Catholic and be a Democrat. Period,” Father Altman said in the video posted Aug. 30. “The party platform absolutely is against everything the Catholic Church teaches, so just quit pretending that you’re Catholic and vote Democrat. Repent of your support of that party and its platform or face the fires of hell.”

Father James Altman, pastor of St. James the Less Catholic Church, lashed out at Father James Martin, who participated in the Democratic National Convention.

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Where the ideas for the Declaration of Independence came from

Most of us learned the key ideas of the Declaration of Independence in school: that “all men are created equal,” “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights,” that government’s job is “to secure these rights.” This was a radical departure from the way things had always been. Where did these revolutionary ideas come from?
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Black Protesters Deface BLM Mural Outside Trump Tower

Protesters used black paint to deface a Black Lives Matter mural in front of Trump Tower in New York on July 18. They were later detained by police, according to reports.
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West Burlington’s Samantha Dzawo | 2020 IGHSAU Girls Basketball

West Burlington senior Samantha Dzawo is a model student-athlete, excelling in the classroom and finding success on the basketball court. Her journey from Zimbabwe to Iowa helped her develop a love of the game. Watch her story in this 6-minute Iowa PBS Documentary video.

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Was Jesus a Socialist?

Did Jesus support socialism? Do the teachings of Jesus Christ condemn the accumulation of wealth while pushing for the equal distribution of resources? Lawrence Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education, explains, in this short video, the misconceptions surrounding one of history’s greatest figures.

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Why Do You Support Israel?

Israel is one of the most free and most prosperous countries in the world. Not only is Israel a booming economy and a wellspring of innovation, it is the only democracy in the Middle East. So why is it so controversial to support the Jewish state? Stephen Harper, the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada, lays out several fundamental truths about America’s most critical ally in this short 5-minute video.

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Why God Is a He in the Bible

Is God a man, a woman, or a genderless force that cannot be identified by masculine or feminine traits? Society offers a range of ideas, but what do religious texts have to say about this immutable characteristic of God? Dennis Prager offers some insightful answers in this short 5-minute video.

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Photos reveal how Notre Dame’s flame-ravaged interior has survived inferno

Click here: Haunting new photos reveal how Notre Dame’s flame-ravaged interior has survived inferno after it is revealed all three of its iconic Rose Windows escaped being damaged

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Why Has Western Civilization Been So Successful?

The Western world has produced some of the most prosperous and most free civilizations on earth. What makes the West exceptional? Ben Shapiro, editor-in-chief of the Daily Wire and author of “The Right Side of History,” explains in this short 5-minute video that the twin pillars of revelation and reason — emanating from ancient Jerusalem and Athens — form the bedrock for Western civilization’s unprecedented success.