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If I Could Do Anything for a Day…

My team at work likes to do fun things to liven up our meetings. One of those things is to have participants answer a series of questions. At the start of October, a longtime coworker of mine was the first … Continue reading

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Independence Day Paradoxically Appeals to Disparate Worldviews

With the Fourth of July just a few days away, I’d like to share an uplifting observation about the 1996 film Independence Day. Today’s riots and feelings of animosity between people who disagree on political issues make me want to … Continue reading

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A Rare Glimpse Into George Washington’s Greatness

Have you ever seen the painting by Arnold Friberg called “The Prayer at Valley Forge”? It depicts General George Washington in the winter of 1777-1778, humbly calling upon God for help in his most desperate hour. I’ve often wondered what … Continue reading

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10 Best Film Trends from the Obama Years

Barack Obama’s second and final term as President of the United States is coming to an end this week, so right now is an appropriate time to talk about the best trends we saw in the realm of films during … Continue reading

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Why True Freedom Can’t Be Found in Either U.S. Political Party

I don’t like to get political on this website. I generally shy away from these discussions because I just want to have fun talking about movies. But the recent presidential election stirred powerful feelings in my heart, and they soon … Continue reading

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Joke of the Week: George Washington

Why was George Washington so concerned about everything he did in office? The answer is…

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Movie Matchups: Dave vs. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Election season is in full swing across America, and political tensions are hotter than ever. You know what a pivotal moment like this calls for? A little drama and comedy to lighten the mood. Let’s look back at a gentler … Continue reading

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Joke of the Week: Jealousy

Which state is every other state jealous of? The answer is…

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How to Restore Liberty in the United States

Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, I have been wondering where the federal government’s power ends. If the government can force us to buy health insurance or pay a penalty, … Continue reading

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Battle of the Message Movies: Mr. Holland’s Opus vs. Forrest Gump

I’d like to drastically switch gears in this article. Last week I had a lot of fun joking about Roland Emmerich, but in honor of the Fourth of July holiday, I would like to talk about America. Specifically about Hollywood’s … Continue reading

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