Undated — Last week's Keith Kappes column sharing a story from an Arkansas buddy about a young girl who unawaredly held upside down the "M" in Christmas at her school's winter pageant, changing the spelling to "Christ Was Love," attributed the details to a wrongful source. The story originated in 1999 with author Candy Chand, who attended her son's Christmas pageant dress rehearsal and observed the unintended but inspirational events. She wrote about the details in the book titled, "Christmas Love, a True Story of a Holiday Miracle."
Debate filled with 'hate' gives Hamas a pass
Political invective is dialed to the max, and everyone who disagrees is a "hater." But the hate police, who are so eager to cast labels, are ignoring the real wells of contempt in the Middle East.
Congress should be cheered, not blamed, for sitting on its hands
President Obama, his minions and the media wag their fingers at Congress for being unproductive, but passing more laws isn't necessarily a good thing.
Impeachment arms Democrats, doesn't end the Obama disaster
Republicans may have grounds to impeach President Barack Obama but they would be daft to pursue a case they cannot win in a Senate controlled by Democrats. Impeachment would only drive the Democrats' fundraising and potentially squander the GOP's best opportunity in years to capture both houses of Congress then, in two years, the White House.
Can black women have it all?
In a powerful new essay for the National Journal, my friend Michel Martin makes a compelling case for why we need to continue the having-it-all conversation.
Inequality crisis shot with factual problems, hypocrisy
President Obama, various media and political liberals say inequality, of all things, is the defining issue of our times. Yet this message is delivered by multimillionaires and a president who jets from tee time to stump speech on the taxpayer's dime.
Zamperini, the Olympian and POW, was a hero because of his faith
Louis Zamperini collected many accolades as an Olympic distance runner and brave bombardier who spent a month adrift at sea and two years in a Japanese prisoner of war camp. But faith and forgiveness are what truly distinguished him.
Hobby Lobby critics push specious privacy pitch
The violation of privacy argument by liberal detractors of the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby-Obamacare case doesn't hold water when you consider the current collection and use of the personal details of your medical preferences.
Declare your independence from empty slogans
'Independence Day' is now an ironic celebration in a country where the president promotes government dependence over actual freedom, and where bumper-sticker slogans have replaced actual, independent thought.
Taxi owners, government patrons try forcing Uber to go 'off-duty'
Uber gives urban passengers an enticing alternative. Rides on-demand arrive faster than taxis, are cheaper and cleaner, and get rated by customers. Rather than hail innovation, government enablers are helping the heavily regulated taxicab industry freeze out the upstart.
IRS spins email yarn as Obama slips past another scandal
Forget everything you've heard about email. All digital trace of a former IRS official's email over the 25 months the agency harassed conservative groups has mysteriously, improbably vanished. Gone, too, is the White House's accountability as President Obama slips from another scandal.
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