50 years after RFK’s death, legacy endures

For 12 weeks he traveled the country, up and down the coasts, to Indiana the day Martin Luther King Jr. was killed; to Nebraska, where he won a vital primary in a devoutly conservative state; to Oregon, where he suffered the first political loss by any member of his family; and then to California, where he vowed to go on to the Democratic convention “and let’s win there,” only to walk through a hotel kitchen where it all – the campaign against a long war, the campaign for a new sense of national purpose – tumbled to an end with an outstretched arm and spray of gunfire.

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Gaines, others see God at work amid SBC’s trials

Despite turmoil related to terminations and resignations of "several" Southern Baptists "from key positions of leadership," Southern Baptist Convention President Steve says, there are signs "the Lord is going to come upon us powerfully in Dallas" at next week’s SBC annual meeting.<br>

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Hillary Clinton’s ‘a**-covering’ on bin Laden raid ‘rattled’ Joe Biden, new book says

Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July 2016. Hillary Clinton’s assertion on the 2016 campaign trail that she fully supported President Obama’s decision to order the Navy SEAL raid that ultimately …

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Taxation – Our Framers Got It Right

What were they thinking? Long ago, G.K. Chesterton wrote how easily, or with apparent ease, societies discard beneficial practices and institutions without knowing two things. Why was the practice or institution was the way it was, and second, without considering, without reasoning the subsequent effects of change? Nobody has any business destroying an institution until he examines it from a historical perspective.1 Regular readers know my disdain for the 17th Amendment and its awful accumulated consequences. Yes, there was a building consensus in favor of popularly elected senators and in 1913 congress headed off a convention of the states. While…

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My Take: Why the abortion issue won’t go away

Editor’s Note: R. Albert Mohler Jr. is president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention and one of the largest seminaries in the world. By R. Albert Mohler Jr., Special to CNN After recently …

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What early Christians knew that modern Christians don’t: Women make great leaders

The Southern Baptist Convention is having a reckoning with the #MeToo movement this week. More than 2,000 Southern Baptist women signed an open letter Sunday condemning comments made by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige …

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Dear Al Mohler, you humiliate yourself. Repent.

The hubris of Al Mohler, Paige Patterson, and the leaders of the conservative takeover of the Southern Baptist Convention has led to their own humiliation. The unfortunate fact is that their humiliation is a fraction of the humiliation that women, wives, sisters, daughters, aunts, and grandmothers have experienced at the hands of complementarian men.

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SBC pastor: Patterson’s exit prelude to a ‘raucous’ convention

Southern Baptist ConventionReaction continues over the news that Dr. Paige Patterson is no longer president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. One Southern Baptist pastor suggests it’s an indication there’s something deeper going on in the denomination.

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When the resistance confronted Democrats in 1968, the crackdown was vicious

The 1968 Democratic National Convention was shaping up to be a referendum on the war. Vice President Hubert Humphrey emerged as the clear front-runner. He reportedly had private concerns about the war, but Johnson had disciplined him on at least one …

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