March 27, 2013 08:54
A modern interpretation would suggest that the three travelers along the road to Jericho represent our 50 diverse states, and how today’s laws are inconsistent and confusing from one state to the next. Had the Samaritan stopped to help someone along the road to Topeka, Kan....
March 20, 2013 09:57
But NBC executives were afraid that a movie shot on videotape to simulate live news coverage of a nuclear threat, might be misunderstood by viewers. So the network displayed a disclaimer before and during the broadcast, stating, “The following program is a realistic depiction of fictional events....
March 13, 2013 09:39
Christians often refer to the Bible as the “Good Book,” and they’re right. Actually it’s a great book, full of expressive prose, parables and metaphors. Some of its messages are also inspirational, but let’s not forget that those words were written by flesh-and-bone humans, not by some deity....
Feb. 27, 2013 09:02
Cripple? Slam? Eviscerate? This was more like a primer for the MMA than a guideline for political talking points. The language itself was disturbing, and the call for operatives to interfere with governance should concern every citizen in a state where leaders were democratically elected....
Feb. 20, 2013 08:51
The North Carolina General Assembly is back in session, so you’d think they’d be tackling really serious issues, like setting tax policies that would penalize greedy corporations who lay off people here and open plants in slave-wage countries. Or standing up to health-insurance monopolies and enforcing a cap on premiums....
Feb. 13, 2013 09:29
In April 2008, Pope Benedict traveled to Washington, DC to be feted by his buddy, President George W. Bush, on the occasion of the pontiff’s birthday. As more and more cases of abuse were coming to light, Bush praised his friend, calling the papal visit a reminder for Americans to “distinguish between right and wrong....
Feb. 6, 2013 09:46
Fantasy football is, by some accounts, the fastest growing pastime in the nation, in which more than 37 million adults pretend to draft, manage, coach and trade real-life professional football players. There are fantasy football parties, playoffs and championships....
Jan. 23, 2013 10:07
But NRA gun nuts don’t see it that way. No sooner had the president announced his plan and enacted 23 Executive Orders than the NRA posted a web commercial, calling Obama an “elite hypocrite....

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