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January 29, 2015

Opinion

DANIEL GARDNER: Is peace treaty with Israel at hand?

It was bad enough when neither President Obama nor anyone in his administration would utter the words “Islamic terrorists,” “Islamic terrorism,” or link “acts of violence” to Islam in any way. Now progressives in the mainstream media have begun a ‘conversation’ (the latest politically correct nomenclature for addressing issues) to distinguish what is and is not Islam.

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Wednesday 01/14/2015
DANIEL GARDNER: What are Americans really like?
Updated: January 14, 2015 - 1:11 pm

Older pastors in the community welcomed the bright, young preacher with gifts of commentaries and reference books. After a few months the young preacher confessed theology and biblical doctrine were so complex and difficult to comprehend that sometimes he had to read the Bible to understand them.

Wednesday 01/07/2015
DANIEL GARDNER: Free indeed in 2015
Updated: January 07, 2015 - 9:27 am

We’ve been planning the visit for about 6 months, anticipating a unique cross-cultural experience. I must admit I wasn’t prepared for the kickoff of our visit when we attended a Church of the Highlands worship service in Birmingham Sunday morning.

Wednesday 12/31/2014
DANIEL GARDNER: Media coverage should be top story
Updated: December 31, 2014 - 1:04 pm

How will 2014 affect 2015? The New York Times lists the following leading news stories for 2014: US-Cuba relations; Die-ins and protests against police; Bombing in Syria and Iraq; Republican Senate; Putin invading Ukraine; Ebola; Obama and immigration; CIA torture; States legalizing pot; and Minimum wage as their top ten.

Wednesday 12/17/2014
DANIEL GARDNER: A discussion about real American values
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 11:09 am

Democrats in the Senate, led by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), departed Washington in a tantrum, breaking political windows, burning bridges, and creating general havoc for the media circus. Democrats lost their 8-year tenure of supremacy in the ‘deliberative’ house of congress, and decided not to go quietly into any good night.

Wednesday 12/10/2014
SHERRY KUGHN: Differing views of Christmas
Updated: December 10, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Recently I discussed the topic of Christmas with two new friends from Jacksonville, both of whom grew up in other countries. I was struck by how different their stories are.

Wednesday 12/03/2014
Dear Santa: My gift quota is filled
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 12:29 pm

Dear Santa, If you don’t come to see me this Christmas, I’m fine. It seems you gave me so many gifts during the Thanksgiving holiday that you filled my quota.

Wednesday 11/26/2014
DANIEL GARDNER: Count your many blessings; name them one by one; and it will surprise you what the Lord has done
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 1:09 pm

“Do not say, ‘Why is it that the former days were better than these?’ For it is not from wisdom that you ask about this.” Solomon, Ecclesiastes 7:10, c. 935 B.C.

SHERRY KUGHN: Elise, a good author, wife, friend
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 1:09 pm

As the former assistant to The Anniston Star’s vice president, Phillip “Phil” Sanguinetti, I came to know his beloved wife, Elise. She died quietly last week at her home, and everyone who knew her will miss her. 

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