Monthly Archives: March 2010

A Case of the Human Condition: Spring’s Here — And So Is That Guy With His Camera

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall He shows up every spring. Some years we see him. Some years we don’t. He shows up at our house just as dozens of daffodils are showing their bright, ridiculously optimistic faces all over the neighborhood and the show-offy star magnolia in our front yard is glorious with blossoms. Every year he arrives [...]

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Guest Post From Jon: Does “Under God” Belong in the Pledge of Allegiance?

A Federal Appeals Court has ruled that the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance does not violate the First Amendment. Since so many of our public schools have children recite the Pledge of Allegiance each morning, isn’t that tantamount to religious indoctrination in the schools?

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