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Turning a Blind Eye to China



The moral landscape of America’s self-understanding is often reduced to a few easily recognizable landmarks: slavery and abolition, Jim Crow and the c… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Catholic Church’s Problems Extend Far Beyond Abuse



WASHINGTON — Until last week, the predominant attitude of most of the American public about the problems of “predator priests” seemed to be that it wa… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Best If Read By 2018



I recently discovered a box of chicken tenders in my freezer, hidden underneath a container of very fuzzy cherry chocolate-chunk ice cream. I made a s… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

They Just Couldn’t Contain Their Terrifying Violence



The media wanted last August’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville to be the next “Bridge to Selma,” an iconic civil rights moment honored by t… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Can’t Find The Time To Mourn



PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. — Ecclesiastes tells us that there’s a time to mourn and a time to dance, but lately I can hardly find time to mourn — and I’m da… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

How to Lose in One Easy Step



John Brennan may not know it, but he is acting in a drama scripted and produced by Donald J. Trump.As Eli Lake of Bloomberg perceptively observed, Pre… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

His Shortcomings Are More About Judgment Than Racism



Everybody’s favorite logical fallacy these days seems to be the argumentum ad hominem. That’s where you make a personal attack on somebody’s presumed … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Example For The Church



“I cannot let my selfishness stand in the way of your whole well-being.”I wasn’t very far into a series of letters shared with me from a birth mother … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

The Hypocrisy in White House



The stench of hypocrisy wafting out of this White House is particularly odious these days. The president continues to denounce what he calls “chain mi… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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