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Wrong to push religion in public schools
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Once again, Utah's educators are pushing religion in public schools. There is no excuse for such illegal and harmful activities. It's not that hard to understand, folks. The Utah State Constitution plainly states, "There shall be no union of Church and …

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A Christian political tradition died with Margaret Thatcher
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In religion, as in so much else, Mrs (later Lady) Thatcher was a bundle of paradoxes. She was the last British prime minister openly and emphatically to acknowledge the influence of Christianity on her thinking, in particular terms not fuzzy ones. Her …

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The Religions on Game of Thrones Help Explain the Show. Here's How.
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But one question few people seem to have asked lately is how, exactly, the religions of Westeros are playing into the Game of Thrones saga at this point. Should we be paying attention to these competing belief systems? Or should we focus on more …

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RN names religion unit head
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ABC Radio National has appointed Jane Jeffes as executive producer of the network's religion unit, overseeing four programs: The Religion and Ethics Report, The Spirit of Things, Encounter and The Rhythm Divine, as well as The God Who Sings on Classic …

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In the Spirit: UW study finds religion — some kinds, anyway — may protect …
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Organized religion, so often the villain in gay people's coming-out stories, doesn't necessarily have to play that role, a new UW-Madison study suggests. The harmful effects of discrimination suffered by gay young people may be mitigated somewhat by …

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Thai Government Shuffles Cabinet Midway Into Term
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Thailand's government overhauled its Cabinet halfway through its first term, in an apparent attempt to salvage its popularity waning because of financial losses over a rice subsidy and other projects. The changes, endorsed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej, …

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Obama, who once championed government as effective, now more critical
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A sympathetic visitor to the far-left website DemocraticUnderground.com posted a direct plea to President Obama this weekend: “Mr. President, could you please avoid throwing the RWNJ's [right-wing nut-jobs] any more red meat about government …

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Cashman: Losing weight no piece of cake for a new mom
bostonherald.com

New Gallup poll research suggests Americans want to lose weight but aren't seriously trying to do so. Well, I was part of this statistic until recently. The age of celebrities having babies and looking red-carpet ready in weeks gives women this …

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