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Fox News host Tomi Lahren’s right-wing audience isn’t happy about her pro-choice views.
pro-life: My belief is that life is sacred, and that being pro-life means that we have an obligation to those, like my parents
Back in the 1950s, the US, having just survived a horrific war, settled down and chose a general as President. The theme was order and prosperity. The small world that Life in the Boomer Lane inhabited consisted of school, family and friends.
Most casual Christians or even those who rely on their understanding of scripture from the pulpit remain in the dark about Christianity's conflict-ridden pre-history.
I'm trying to decide when our lives became controlled by beeps. When I was growing up, I don't remember anything that beeped. Now I can't think of anything that doesn't. And frankly, it's starting to drive me a little crazy.
Needless to say, it would make an ideal book club selection. What kind of woman would write an essay from the point of view
Shabbat can function as a break from the unbearably real. We spend our week not only consumed by our personal struggles, large
Americans of every stripe know money corrodes our politics. In a poll last year, the New York Times and CBS found that 85 percent of us think the system for funding political campaigns should be fundamentally changed or completely rebuilt.
National Review editor Rich Lowry is now leading an effort urging conservatives to speak out against Donald Trump and oppose his candidacy.
What's so interesting about the gay voice is that it's a primary indicator that we as beings are more complex than we physically appear to be.
Not suave? Has this stooge ever seen Elba? Like, ever in life? Like, even on his worst day? If he hasn't, that's the only plausible explanation for his ridiculous remarks about the actor who first stole our collective heart as Stringer Bell, clingy-sweater-rocking drug kingpin on The Wire.
If you're wondering why some get the honor of returning to sleep on the slow-leaking blow-up mattress on my living room floor while others do not, I've compiled a few dos and don'ts on being a house guest on Fire Island.
Literally is supposed to mean "literally." It now mean "figuratively." Although this phenomenon started many decades ago, LBL believes that only recently has the word "figuratively" finally given up the fight and slunk back to wherever it originally came from.
The n-word has the blood of thousands of lynchings, beatings, and other horrific crimes melded between its letters, meshed in its very fibers. So, why do some white people want the right to use this abhorrent word again?
When you go public with your opinions, you are apt at times to ruffle some feathers, intentionally or otherwise. I have dealt with this -- on television, on Twitter, and elsewhere -- many times. I have some suggestions for how best to dodge these bullets should you ever find yourself in similar crosshairs.
Some part of me wants to tell people to stuff their phones in their pockets and stand in front of an incredible piece of art and just be. Breathe and feel what the art brings forth in you. All of the emotions are not comfortable, but they're important to feel. Or at least I think so.