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Opinion: Time For A Little Intolerance – Buz Williams

“Tolerance will reach such a level that intelligent people will be banned from thinking so as not to offend the imbeciles.” Unknown, often attributed to Dostoevsky Senator Barry Goldwater was one of the original conservatives to buck the Republican Party establishment. As a result, many of the establishment Republicans from the Northeast refused to endorse him

LGBT

As nation sees wave of ‘harmful’ legislation targeting LGBTQ community, many find solace in sports – Cronkite News

Nearly seven years after the Supreme Court affirmed protections for same-sex marriages in the United States, 2022 has seen a wave of legislation that the LGBTQ+ community believes is harmful. In Arizona, Gov. Doug Ducey signed SB-1165 into law on March 30. The controversial legislation, dubbed the “Save Women’s Sports” bill, prohibits transgender athletes from competing on

History

Why the Puritans cracked down on celebrating Christmas

‘Going To Church,’ N.C. Wyeth (1941). Archival photograph, Brandywine River Museum library, Edward J. S. Seal Collection. Peter C. Mancall, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences When winter cold settles in across the U.S., the alleged “War on Christmas” heats up. In recent years, department store greeters and Starbucks cups have sparked furor

National

Everywhere and nowhere: The many layers of ‘cancel culture’

So you’ve probably read a lot about “cancel culture.” Or know about a new poll that shows a plurality of Americans disapproving of it. Or you may have heard about a letter in Harper’s Magazine condemning censorship and intolerance. But can you say exactly what “cancel culture” is? Some takes: — “It seems like a

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