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I'm even old enough to remember when 'terrorist' meant something other than 'any enemy'
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Google certainly can't be accused of not trying.......
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You heard it here first (08-20-13 to be precise) @ggreenwald If you need to avoid a law against spying on your own citizens, you can just ask a foreign government to do it for you.— Paul Dirks (@phd9) August 20, 2013
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#AskTime My Grandfather was Methodist Minister, a noted leftist, and dedicated his life to helping the less fortunate as Director of the Indianapolis Goodwill for 35 years. I attended Church as a youth and was taught in no uncertain terms that Jesus's mission was one of mercy and forgiveness. I then attended a summer camp run by Wheaton College and was presented with an entirely different and (to me) alien version of Christianity. 



My question is simply this: What happened to allow the word "Christian" to become a synonym for "Right Wing"? I know for a fact that there are literally millions of Liberal Christians but any close look at the media and the words they choose, makes it seem like such people are insignificant to the point of non-existence. 



What we do to help journalists write more carefully so they aren't lazily conflating two very different concepts?
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Of course Benghazi wouldn't be nearly the obsession it has become if Mitt Romney hadn't made a complete a$$ of himself the night it happened. Accusing the Commander in Chief of the Armed forces of siding with the enemy is NOT...
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Today the Senate eliminated the filibuster for judicial nominees. I am therefore compelled to make this prediction: The senate is NOT going to change hands in 2014 OR 2016. There is no question that the problems with the Fede...
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