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We’re Heard This Bigotry Before
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We’re Heard This Bigotry Before

BY GARY EDMONDSON Glen Huber got me good. It was 1960. Our fifth grade class was going to have a mock presidential election – Kennedy/Nixon. Glen’s family was one of the few Catholic families in our small Indiana town. Our teacher asked for any endorsing speeches. Glen stood up and opened by saying, “I’m not going…

Are The Racists On Viral Videos Mentally Ill?
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Are The Racists On Viral Videos Mentally Ill?

BY FROMA HARROP Most everyone who spends time on social media has come across videos in which a white person is screaming racial insults, usually at a Latino or African-American. A recent example shows a woman at a ShopRite in East Haven, CT, barraging a black man with racist invective. But look more closely at…

The Bikers We Know
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The Bikers We Know

BY GARY EDMONDSON Well, the President of the United States has threatened the people of the United States who disagree with him with violence. As reported Mar. 14 by Politicus from Breitbart, our president said: “It’s so terrible what’s happening. You know, the left plays a tougher game, it’s very funny. I actually think that…

Drumming For Love And Justice
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Drumming For Love And Justice

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES In regards to the incident on Saturday, Jan. 19 in Washington, DC, relating to the Covington Catholic High School students, a group of Hebrew Israelites, and a group of Native Americans, I offer the following with the hope that all who were involved and all who have observed the many videos…

Hateful Rhetoric Has No Place In A Civil Society
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Hateful Rhetoric Has No Place In A Civil Society

BY MARSHALL ANDREW GLENN It is my hope those still “on the fence” about Donald Trump’s leadership will finally understand that he is appealing to a small but exceedingly dangerous audience of otherwise rationally-minded people [irrespective of political party] whose troubled thinking – which typically lies dormant like potential viruses which mutate and spawn pandemics…

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