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England’s prestigious Oxford Union recently invited talk-radio host Michael Savage to a debate on whether or not NSA leaker Edward Snowden is a hero. But Savage won’t be attending the debate because he’s still banned from entering Britain.

Wind turbines have become slicing and dicing machines, Bird-O-Matics, with their gigantic spinning blades chopping up tons of birds, including eagles.

If Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson is "vile," then so too is every one of the world's historic ethical and religious traditions.

When I saw the headline earlier this week about how “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson had commented on a certain sexuality-defined group, I wondered how long it would be before he got the “treatment.”

Nelson Mandela is becoming what Napoleon considered a foundational building block of history: an “agreed upon myth.” But the man was always far different from the myth. Mandela founded the armed wing of the ANC, known as Umkhonto we Sizwe. And while current reportage often implies that the US’s branding him a terrorist in the 1980s was a national disgrace, the truth is that the Great Man of Peace was a terrorist. In fact, the SA government offered to release him from prison in 1985 if only he’d renounce violence. He refused to do so.

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