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MSNBC Defends Donald Trump?

A panel on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Wednesday defended Donald Trump from a report in the Daily Beast that dredged up old details about the Republican presidential candidate’s messy divorce in the 1980s. The report, published online this week, recalled testimony by Trump’s now-ex-wife Ivana, accusing Trump of “rape” during the former couple’s divorce. It quoted…

Why I Left Greenpeace After Founding It

Patrick Moore explains why he helped to create Greenpeace, and why he decided to leave it. What began as a mission to improve the environment for the sake of humanity became a political movement in which humanity became the villain and hard science a non-issue.

Why Religious Tolerance Is Uniquely American…And Christian

Religious tolerance is a given in the West. But it’s a historical aberration — an ideological revolution created by the Puritans and pre-1776 Americans. What was it that led to the religious tolerance revolution? Was there something unique in Protestantism and Americanism? Or would tolerance have eventually arisen elsewhere, perhaps in Europe? Larry Schweikart, best-selling…