Politics

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Is gay marriage good or bad for America?

OCALA, Fla., October 18, 2014 — Same-sex marriage is legal in 31 states now. Many of today’s adolescents are growing up in a culture where gay marriage is either accepted as the latest phase of the Civil Rights Movement or well-established law not worth taking a second glance at. It is difficult to imagine that for

The U.N. General Assembly / Photo: Luke Redmond, used under Flickr Creative Commons license

The United Nations second guesses America’s new marijuana laws

WASHINGTON, November 13, 2014 — First it was the effort to pull America into the vortex of the U.N. Small Arms Treaty and the Law Of The Sea Treaty (aptly named ‘LOST’), Agenda 21, and Cap and Trade. Now, the U.N. has decided it doesn’t approve of recent decisions of voters in Colorado, Oregon, Washington State and

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Dust jacket of T. M. Doran's "Iota." (Ignatius Press)

T.M. Doran’s ‘Iota’ is a literary triumph in a small package

CHICAGO, November 19, 2014 – We may not have yet moved beyond a world run by powerful literary gatekeepers, and we may not entirely want to. But today, the options for aesthetic variety in literature have certainly increased. Whereas previously, major publishers seemed almost entirely focused on the negative, spiritually-neutral (or dead) sphere of relativistic writers,

Cast of the 'Met in HD's "'Il barbier di Siviglia" ("The Barber of Seville.")

The Met’s “Barber of Seville” in HD to reprise on Nov. 26

WASHINGTON, November 25, 2014 – This past Saturday’s “Live in HD” simulcast of the New York Metropolitan Opera’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” (“The Barber of Seville”) is so lively, funny and entertaining that last weekend’s audience might even consider catching it again. The performance was recorded, and it will be reprised at participating movie theaters

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Arena Stage to host Military Thanksgiving and Show Friday

WASHINGTON, November 26, 2014 – As a public service, CDN is reprinting below a news release from Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announcing its Fourth Annual Military Thanksgiving and Performance event, to be held this Friday (the day after Thanksgiving), November 28, 2014. This free event, to be held at Arena’s

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Arena Stage to host Military Thanksgiving and Show Friday

WASHINGTON, November 26, 2014 – As a public service, CDN is reprinting below a news release from Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announcing its Fourth Annual Military Thanksgiving and Performance event, to be held this Friday (the day after Thanksgiving), November 28, 2014. This free event, to be held at Arena’s

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Image courtesy Arena Stage.

Arena Stage to host Military Thanksgiving and Show Friday

WASHINGTON, November 26, 2014 – As a public service, CDN is reprinting below a news release from Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announcing its Fourth Annual Military Thanksgiving and Performance event, to be held this Friday (the day after Thanksgiving), November 28, 2014. This free event, to be held at Arena’s

EXCLUSIVE: CDN photo of the turkey that's received this year's official pardon from President Obama. (Credit: the Maven)

Snow, Obamacare blather, oil swoon equal dull trading day

WASHINGTON, November 26, 2014 – The Maven is trying to hold down the fort at his computer today, hoping against hope to snag a good trade on a bad pre-holiday trading day. Up and down the east coast and elsewhere, the promised nor’easter is dropping rain, snow or whatever, pretty much as predicted, snarling holiday

Automotive News & Reviews

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Gearheads: LA Auto Show Post Report

Los Angeles, November 21, 2014 — Join hosts Duane Pemberton and Greg Sanchez as they cover all the hottest news coming out of this week’s LA Auto show. In this episode, you’ll hear about the following and more. 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT HELLCAT AND 2015 ALFA ROMEO 4C RECEIVE POPULAR MECHANICS CAR AWARDS FORD’S BLUEPRINT

Thanksgiving

Mario in Vietnam

Did you have an eventful Thanksgivings? I did in 1966

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md., November 27, 2014 — As I sat back to read postings in my Facebook, I came across several written by grunts like me during Thanksgivings in Vietnam. These brought back my Thanksgiving, 1966. It had rained all day. The 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment Mechanized (Triple Deuce), was holding a defensive position at

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