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Reality Check: Obamawar

Okay, now the anti-war president is at war. This makes sense. Sure it does. Remember in 1964 when LBJ’s campaign included this nugget: "We are not about to send American boys nine- or 10-thousand miles away fro...
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Reality Check: ?

Regardless of where you fall in the level of outrage and disgust over surveillance video of now former NFL running back Ray Rice cold-cocking his soon-to-be wife at a now-bankrupt Atlantic City casino this past...
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Reality Check: Here We Go Again

Iraq 2003 To 2014 - No Plan, No Dice We will not be intimidated. Their horrific acts only unite us as a country and stiffen our resolve to take the fight against these terrorists. And those who m...
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Reality Check: Readers’ Responses

Looks like you have reached the end of the limb, James. (IN PRAISE OF FREEDOM OF SPEECH (AGAIN)—Issue: 6/25/14) It’s as if you are clinging to the tip of that very last leaf waiting for the crack and inevitable...
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Reality Check: Fearguson, USA

Ferguson is a city of around 21,000 citizens in St. Louis County, Missouri. For nearly two weeks now it has been the focal point of the nation, as the shooting death of an unarmed African-American man by a Cauc...
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Reality Check: Contemplating Gaza

In the spring of 2003, a few months after the release of my third book, Trailing Jesus, I spoke to CNN Radio in New York City on the second floor of 1 Penn Plaza. It was another in a seemingly endless but exhil...
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Reality Check: Readers’ Responses

This was another hard-hitting column, Campion. (VA SCANDAL: OUR IMPRINT, OUR LEGACY, OUR SIN – Issue: 5/29/14) Where do you get the insight or the guts? This is a wake-up call to those who waste our time ...