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‘Dynamic Scoring’ the newest fad in tax reform

The Republican-controlled Congress has come up with a new thing that might make tax-reform more doable: Dynamic scoring. Learn about it here. Article by Edgar T. Wilson…

Oil theft won’t bankroll ISIS for long

ISIS has turned to stealing and selling oil in order to bankroll their operations. Here's why that won't work for long. …

Silence condones injustice: An unexpected lesson from Boy Meets World

When I was growing up and could only relate to other children as protagonists, one of my favorite shows on TV was “Boy Meets World.” Watching that show was like…

A pastor’s perspective: How Christians should respond to #Ferguson

For the Christian, the only thing simple about Ferguson is how you respond — with grace. That means instead of posting a diatribe against the system or the protestors, you…

Feeding America report reveals need for different political approach to charity

Last week, Feeding America released its Hunger in America report, a comprehensive examination on the current status of food access and security. The 161-page report reveals startling statistics on hunger…

An open letter to conservative Christians: Let’s tone down our rhetoric

What is it about conservative Christians that is just so… awful? Why is it nearly impossible to imagine an educated person could possibly align with the views espoused by Rush…

Rape jokes still aren’t funny: Be an ally instead of an enabler

Rape culture compounded by a social media-focused population has culminated in a uniquely dangerous phenomenon. There is a growing proliferation of men and women who are sexual violence enablers. These…

How Congress failed America’s refugees this week

On Thursday, Congress voted on a Republican-led bill in the House and a Democrat-led bill in the Senate, both of which addressed emergency supplemental funding for the unaccompanied immigrant minors…

New college rating system (sort of) rocks higher ed

Late last year, President Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced plans to develop a comprehensive rating system of America’s universities and colleges. Largely forgotten in the midst of…

Millennials’ lack of interest in 2014 midterms means trouble for Democrats

A recent study conducted by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics suggests a worrying trend amongst 18 to 29 year-olds — and one that Democrats, above all, should be very concerned…

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