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Django Unchained Lincoln

Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino’s violent fantasy, is a great segue to Steven Spielberg’s fact-based Lincoln. Django ends with him rescuing his wife and burning a plantation mansion to the ground. Lincoln opens with a negro Union soldier telling President Lincoln … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Do You Know the History of Watch Night service? — Updated

Since it’s initial posting,my “History of Watch Night” has generated a number of hits and appreciative emails and comments. This recent comment from a reader inspired me to repost it this week: [I] attend[ed] a panel discussion on the history … Continue reading

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POLITICO Arena: Dems to hit Romney on faith?

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz fired back yesterday at Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch’s prediction that Democrats will attack Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith in the election, calling the charge “nonsense.” “For them to suggest that religion will be injected [into the election] by … Continue reading

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