The old adage “With money comes power” is all too prevalent in Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
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There are 19 active coaches in college basketball who have reached the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament two or more times in their careers. Out of the 19, the youngest is a 43-year-old coach out of Waco by the name of Scott Drew.
Playing video games for money sounds like a pretty fun job. You might not want to drop out of school and commit 15 hours a day to gaming quite yet though.
At the moment, the reputation of Christians in public life is disastrous. Religious people are often seen as fanatical fundamentalists, leading massive hate campaigns complete with picket signs and boycotts.
Last month, the infamous tiger mom Amy Chua and her husband Jed Reubenfeld released another book that elicited controversy. The Yale Law professors’ latest book, “The Triple Package,” provides a theory and evidence as to why certain minority groups seem to succeed in the United States.
My mom has the softest hands. I was never sure as to why or how. It was an enigma to me. As far as I knew, she didn’t use any special moisturizer or lotion. I was surprised every time I held her hand, the skin all silky smooth. Her hands have been through so much, you’d expect them to be rough, crooked and ugly. But for some reason they’re not. My mother has beautiful hands.
News broke last week that Tesla, a California-based electric car company, had been banned from selling cars in several states due to lobbying pressure from existing car dealers. Though both sides in the debate are quick to claim they are fighting for a “free market,” there’s hypocrisy on both sides.
During the first year of his two-term Presidency, Bill Clinton waxed eloquent when signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. The President forcefully warned of judicially-created dangers to Americans’ religious freedom. A lawyer himself, President Clinton addressed the nation not only in legal and constitutional terms but spoke more broadly into American culture.
Fred Phelps, Sr. is dead. This piece of information is undeniably true. Phelps will never again raise a ruckus about how much “God hates fags,” which he has vehemently spouted and touted on picket signs at too many protests to count. What remains up in the air is whether or not the American public is handling his death appropriately.