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Favorite Books of 2014

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

By JOHN WILSON

As usual, this list makes no pretensions to identify the “best” books, nor even to include all of those that dazzled me in the course of a year of reading. But these ARE the ones that came most readily to mind when I entered the requisite trance and began writing semi-automatically on the back of an envelope—in this case, one I’ve not opened, from the Social Security Adminstration (#theagingbrain).

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Blackmail

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

North Korean blackmail has resulted in a major studio pulling a movie. How long will it be ’til a Muslim terrorist group demands that the U.S. institute sharia or face annihilation?

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Laugh

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

I think it’s safe to assume that Kim Jong Un is giving the comedy movie The Interview two thumbs down. Dictators can never laugh at themselves, and if you disagree, you may die laughing.

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Force

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Before you decide whether torture is wrong in all circumstances, please reflect on the fact that our enemies just slaughtered more than 120 boys in Pakistan this morning. Until Jesus returns, we live in an ugly world, ruled by force.

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Podcast: The Burning Room

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Harry Bosch has a new partner, and John Wilson tells why that’s good news..

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Way

Monday, December 15th, 2014

To complain that there is only one way to be saved is to misunderstand the gravity of sin and the greatness of God’s grace.

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Imagine

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Just imagine the outcry if the Sony e-mails were hacked from a conservative group. I just hope the hackers can recover Lois Lerner’s e-mails. But as my mother might have said, “If you don’t have anything good to say … don’t say it in an e-mail!”

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The Torture Taboo

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

By Jonah Goldberg

The taboo against torture is important and honorable, but sometimes the real world gets a veto.

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Win

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Didn’t the Republicans win the elections in November?

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Wheaton’s ‘gay celibate Christian’

Friday, December 12th, 2014

By JULIE ROYS

The evangelical college’s counselor believes she cannot change her sexual orientation, but others say that denies God’s ability to heal

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