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UNC Board of Governors: Some speech is ‘more free’ than others

“All speech is free, but some speech is more free than others.” This seems to be the motto of the current members of the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors and their General Assembly backers. Like the dictatorial pigs in Orwell’s “Animal Farm” — who declared “all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others” — the board is putting a noble veneer on self-serving and disingenuous arguments.

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Jerusalem is the capital of Israel – Josh Ravitch

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced that the US would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Mahmoud Abbas, the leader of the Palestinian Authority, says this “represents a threat to the future of the peace process and is unacceptable for the Palestinians, and Arabs internationally.”

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What’s wrong with radicalism

There was a striking moment in the focus group that consultant Frank Luntz recently held with a group of Roy Moore supporters in Alabama. One of the voters said that the women who are accusing Moore of harassment are being paid to do so. Luntz asked the group how many people thought the women are being paid. A bunch of hands shot up and voices called out that all of the women are being paid.

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