Jay Renaud

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Oregon Teen Contracts Bubonic Plague: Here's What You Need To Know About This Deadly Disease

Close<p>An Oregon teen was hospitalized on Oct. 24 following a bubonic plague diagnosis. The 16-year-old girl is believed to have caught the plague from …

11 Cultural Breakthroughs Genghis Khan Achieved During His Reign

Sure, he was a ruthless warlord who decimated armies and wiped out entire civilizations. But it turns out Genghis Khan (real name: Temujin) was …

ISIS Destroys Palmyra Columns By Tying People to Them and Blowing Them Up

Terrorists from the radical Islamic group ISIS have destroyed parts of Syria’s historic Palmyra Columns by tying three people to them, and then …

Fall of the Roman Empire

I knew we were headed toward societal demise like the fall of the Roman Empire in 2002 when I watched "<i>Most Extreme Elimination Challenge</i>," a muddy dubbed Japanese TV competition show. While studying world history in college, I turned to my college roommate and said, "If you look, America could be …

Michigan: County Violated Constitutional Rights of Christians by Siding with Violent Muslim Mob

<i>The victories are few and far between but they are possible when people decide to stand up and fight back. If you’re not willing to fight for it, you</i> …

Is the First Amendment enough?

On 15 October, <i>spiked</i> and the Newseum Institute in Washington, DC, held a conference, in partnership with the Alliance Defending Freedom and supported …

Rights & Freedoms

Sorry, kids, the 1st Amendment does protect 'hate speech'

A recent poll of college students' attitudes toward free speech (in general and on campus) is a mixed bag.<p>The survey by McLaughlin & Associates for the William F. Buckley Jr. Program at Yale shows that 87% of respondents agreed with this statement: "There is educational value in listening to and …

The forgotten whistle-blowers who saved Jewish lives

The global refugee crisis is the worst since World War II. Today’s refugees, like many before them, are often targeted for who they are and for what …

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