Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Old news, new news and some opinions

The posting of links does not constitute an endorsement of the sites linked, and not necessarily even agreement with the specific posts linked.

* 151 years after his death, Union officer to receive Medal of Honor for heroism at Gettysburg -- "...Obama will award the medal in a ceremony on Sept. 15 to two Vietnam War soldiers who also received the congressional exemption — Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat."
* Mother With Alzheimer's, Daughter Share Moving Moment of Clarity -- "According to, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, which is a form of dementia that gets worse over time and affects memory, thinking, and behavior."
* Reading Hamilton From the Left -- "The Left has always favored Thomas Jefferson over Alexander Hamilton."
* Seeking Facts, Justices Settle for What Briefs Tell Them -- "Over the five terms from 2008 to 2013, the court’s opinions cited factual assertions from amicus briefs 124 times..."
* The Divine Purpose of God -- "Our salvation is no simple stumbled over fantasy.  It is the well though out purpose of the wise and sovereign God."
* The Public Undressing of America -- "The fashion industry does not believe that the principle purpose of clothing is to cover the body; it believes that the principle purpose of clothing is sexual attraction. This is the very opposite of Christian modesty."
* Two Months On From Hobby Lobby Ruling, Grocery Co-ops Dump Eden Foods Products From Shelves -- "Eden Foods did not, however, escape without a boycott effort by some of the country’s best-known regional grocery co-ops."
* Why isn't the media covering the killing of an unarmed white youth by a black police officer? -- "According to Tapper, though, the Brown case is more newsworthy because of the national reaction it sparked..."

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