March 1, 2002
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Boy are they going to be surprised: A story in today's New York Times on early Islam shows (surprise!) that the Koran has been mistranslated for centuries. A case in point is the famous passage about martyrs (why they consider people who commit suicide by blowing up innocent people martyrs I'll never figure out) receiving […]

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March 1, 2002
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Just in case you thought Chinese President Jiang Zemin was telling the truth when he said that people in China were free to worship as they please, there's word that the Chinese government feels threatened by an old folks home. China cut off power and water on Friday to a group of elderly Christians, detained […]

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March 1, 2002
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On election day 2000, voters showed up in very Democratic St. Louis, Mo. to vote. Some showed up a little late, and thanks to a judge, they were given more time to vote. In violation of state law, a judge ordered the polls to stay open until 10 p.m., three hours after state law allows. […]

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Perfectly said: “It’s not that the statue had become unworthy of the museum. It’s that the museum had become unworthy of the statue. “ https://www.nysun.com/editorials/theodore-roosevelt-back-to-the-badlands/91960/

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