Not My Needles: the Shutting Down of American Civil Rights

One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.”―J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Replace "Ring" with "Ravelry" and you have a less lyrical summary of Ravelry's significance to its users. Twelve years ago, it began thusly: "Ravelry is a place… Continue reading Not My Needles: the Shutting Down of American Civil Rights

Thankful to Be Free

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Today is a day to celebrate our freedom to Choose our religion instead of forced to practice a state religionAssociate with whomever we choose, including friends, clubs, teams, and churchCriticize the PresidentSpeak our minds without fear of government retaliationFollow our hearts or the money in pursuit of our happinessMarry my choiceHave as many kids as… Continue reading Thankful to Be Free

Getting the Truth From the Horse’s Mouth, a podcast reccy

Project Veritas' James O'Keefe talks about using undercover journalism and first-person accounts to unearth truths about Twitter and other organizations.

Following Through

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A few weeks ago, I wrote an article asking readers to hashtag and boycott products made in China to send China a firm message that berating and beating religion, identity, and family out of people is unacceptable. Temptation in outlet stores But it’s scary how easy it is to pretend the situation away. While shopping… Continue reading Following Through

Our Second Chance to Stop a Holocaust

Muslims in China need our help to prevent a second Holocaust.

Quote From a Thankful American

We are imperfect. But compared to any other society I am aware of, we have a stronger system of freedom, a greater capacity for people to rise, and a greater awareness that anybody can come from anywhere and become an American."-Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, 2012 Presidential candidate, and author of Collusion Thank… Continue reading Quote From a Thankful American

Jocko Willink Interview, a podcast reccy

http://www.stitcher.com/s Good Sunday listening of a thoughtful man who has led in war, writes book for kids and adults, and owns a manufacturing company. Also: why women should learn Brazilian jujitsu and waking up at 4:30 a.m. every day. He is hopeful about our future and believes in American tenacity and work ethic. Happy Sunday!… Continue reading Jocko Willink Interview, a podcast reccy