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    The Violence Project: We have studied every mass shooting since 1966. Here’s what we’ve learned about the shooters

    https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-08-04/el-paso-dayton-gilroy-mass-shooters-data?utm_source=The+Daily+Article&utm_campaign=ddf4b1c55f-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_04_16_05_39_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_51f776a552-ddf4b1c55f-275037961&mc_cid=ddf4b1c55f&mc_eid=057e823c8c Finally, an...
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    USA Today: Mario Lopez regrets his 'ignorant and insensitive' comments about transgender children

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/celebrities/2019/07/31/mario-lopez-transgender-remarks-kids-were-hurtful-ignorant/1878734001/?utm_source=The+Daily+Article&utm_campaign=1c0902af91-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_04_16_05_39_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_51f776a552-1c0902af91-275037961&mc_ci...
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    Denison: Mueller’s Testimony and the Art of Non-Partisanship

    https://www.denisonforum.org/columns/daily-article/robert-muellers-testimony-and-the-art-of-nonpartisanship/
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    National Review: Gender Dissenter Gets Fired

    https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/07/allen-josephson-gender-dissenter-gets-fired/ If you do even a little reading on the subject, it’s unbelievable how many of the so-called “experts” and “researchers” in the field of gender issues are themselves activists and advocates, rather than...
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    Reuters: Tensions between trans women and gay men boil over at Stonewall anniversary

    https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1TV0V0?__twitter_impression=true So, how have I never heard about this feud before? It sounds intriguing, like the great pro wrestling feuds of old. The Von Erichs vs. the Fabulous Freebirds. The Rock & Roll Express vs. the Midnight Express...
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    American Spectator: Don Lemon Was Not the First to Make the Trump-Is-Like-Hitler Comparison It is part of a much larger and ongoing narrative.

    https://spectator.org/don-lemon-was-not-the-first-to-make-the-trump-is-like-hitler-comparison/
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    NYT: How “Snow Plow” Parents Are Robbing Their Children of Adulthood

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2019/03/16/style/snowplow-parenting-scandal.amp.html Learning to fail, and to bounce back from failure, is one of life’s most important skills. It appears, however, that we’re raising a generation of young people who may never learn that lesson.
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    ESPN: Complaint targets transgender HS track athletes

    https://www.espn.com/high-school/story/_/id/27015115/complaint-targets-transgender-hs-track-athletes I’m a guy who reads everything with a strong bias filter, so the tone of this article strikes me as interesting (though not surprising). It’s not even subtle how ESPN’s (conspicuously...
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    New Yorker: If God Is Dead, Your Time Is Everything; Rigorous secularism leads to socialism

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/05/20/if-god-is-dead-your-time-is-everything For starters, I strongly disagree with article author Woods' and book author Hagglund's contention that a Believer's heavenly perspectives inherently demean or devalue his or her earthly experiences. To me...
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    NYT: Let Go of Your Grudges. They’re Doing You No Good.

    https://www.amazon.com/Forgive-Forget-Healing-Hurts-Deserve/dp/006128582X?utm_source=The+Daily+Article&utm_campaign=22a10ab68c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_04_16_05_39_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_51f776a552-22a10ab68c-275037961&mc_cid=22a10ab68c&mc_eid=057e823c8c This is all good advice, so I...
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    Wired/"Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry

    https://www.wired.com/story/why-we-love-tech-defense-difficult-industry/ An interesting article by software engineer and tech CEO Paul Ford about how far technology has progressed in the past century and, more existentially, what "progress" means and actually looks like.
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    Why I Refuse To Attend My College’s LGBT Graduation Ceremony

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/voices/why-i-refuse-to-attend-my-colleges-lgbt-graduation-ceremony/ar-BBWhnH2?ocid=ientp Please read before commenting. The author's perspective is not what you might expect from the article's title.
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    Classic Simpsons' April Fools bit

    Enjoy.
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    David Brooks: The Cruelty of Call-Out Culture (How not to do social change)

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/14/opinion/call-out-social-justice.html Further to our conversations about the polarization of American politics and the de-evolution of public discourse, this ought to move people on both sides of the aisle. If we ask ourselves which side of the "call-out...
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    City Council's vote to exclude Chick-Fil-A at San Antonio's airport draws applause, criticism

    https://www.ksat.com/news/city-council-vote-to-ban-chick-fil-a-at-san-antonios-airport-draws-applause-and-criticism?utm_source=The+Daily+Article&utm_campaign=b3bd05f7d6-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_07_06_02_04_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_51f776a552-b3bd05f7d6-273897773&mc_cid=b3bd05f7d6&mc_eid=209...
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    NYT/Brooks: Our Culture of Contempt

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/02/opinion/sunday/political-polarization.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes The ability to disagree civilly is, IMO, the truest hallmark of a person who is both intelligent (mentally speaking) and mature (emotionally speaking). To me, our problem these days isn't...
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    I Thought I Could Be A Christian And Constitutionalist At Yale Law School. I Was Wrong

    http://thefederalist.com/2019/03/04/thought-christian-constitutionalist-yale-law-school-wrong/?utm_source=The+Daily+Article&utm_campaign=7b1b6130f9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_07_06_02_04_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_51f776a552-7b1b6130f9-273897773&mc_cid=7b1b6130f9&mc_eid=2091734c4a The sorry...
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    Esquire: How Our Cruelty Killed Hootie and the Blowfish—and Damaged Our Souls

    https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/music/a25715710/hootie-and-the-blowfish-reunion/?fbclid=IwAR1z0e1JBYAxSkb6lW20oK6BD_1UPXmXyZ-NuD5KxljJdp10fd1ln8cga30 This is awesome. I especially liked these excerpts:
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    David French: Will the Nation Heed the Warning Jim Mattis Delivered Today?

    https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/james-mattis-resignation-rebuke-to-trump/ We are poised at a crossroads right now. As a country. As an Administration. As a party.
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    Mark Regnerus/"Queering Science"

    https://www.firstthings.com/article/2018/12/queering-science For years, we've heard the Left try to claim the intellectual, educational, and scientific high ground. Well, if they ever had it--and, in some cases, I might agree that they did--they have certainly forfeited it, by sacrificing...