Government
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A promise kept

Religious Liberty | Henry and Wanda Sandoz have endured years of controversy and court battles to keep a cross honoring World War I veterans standing in the Mojave Desert
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/08/12, 04:46 pm

It has been a decade since 68-year-old Wanda Sandoz last saw the 6-foot-tall pipe cross standing out in the sparse Mojave Desert Preserve in Cima, Calif., a memorial to the fallen soldiers of World War I. She remembers when she used to pass by the landmark four times a day when she was a school bus driver.

“I loved seeing it there, and I’m glad that I’d already retired when the box went on it,” she said, referring to the plywood container that covered the cross for eight years before the entire symbol was stolen in 2010.

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Is business good?

Business
by D.C. Innes
Posted 10/29/12, 10:41 am

Mitt Romney has been arguing that we should elect him to the presidency because he will be good for business and therefore good for America. President Obama says that he also believes in business but that he believes business needs extensive government controls to restrain selfishness and preserve the common good.

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George McGovern: A conservative's appreciation

Obituary
by Cal Thomas
Posted 10/23/12, 11:01 am

Former South Dakota Democratic Sen. George McGovern, who died Sunday, had all manner of evil said about him because of his opposition to the Vietnam War. He was called unpatriotic, disloyal, an appeaser, and an enabler of communism. Those were the printable slanders.

Many conservatives at the time believed in the "domino theory," that if South Vietnam fell to the communists, all Asia would follow. That proved untrue. McGovern was eventually vindicated in many minds about America's involvement in Vietnam.

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