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Most expensive weapon ever built limps toward finish line

With a $110-million price-tag, the F-35 fighter jet is the most expensive weapon ever built for America's arsenal -- but nine years into development, it's also a weapon still "not acceptable for combat," and plagued by huge cost overruns that one lawmaker is calling a "scandal."<p>Those were the …

Military
Government

Christian Privilege, Christian Fragility, and Religious Freedom

Recent legislation in North Carolina and Mississippi suggests that the expectation of non-discrimination against LGBTQ people is an infringement on religious liberty. These bills have favored particular religious beliefs about sexuality, marriage, and gender, providing protections for people who …

LGBTQI

See the Live TV Moment Dr. Drew Runs Out of Patience for Black Lives Matter Heckler Angry Over Guest’s Opinion

The set of Dr. Drew’s TV show on HLN got tense on Thursday night when a woman refused to stop shouting from the audience when she disagreed with a guest’s opinion on the Black Lives Matter movement.<p>When asked why Black Lives Matter wasn’t a focal point in the latest GOP debate, Breitbart’s Alex …

Black Lives Matter

Jonathan Jackson on Converting to Orthodox Christianity

Every year, I try to make a pilgrimage to Holy Mount Athos, in Greece. I love to visit monasteries and take time to practice silence, pray, study and consult with spiritual masters.<p>On a previous visit, Father Matthew, one of the monks at the Holy Monastery of Vatopaidi had mentioned that Jonathan …

Christianity

How Apple is preparing for the end of the iPhone affair

There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share,” barked former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer during an interview in 2007. “No chance.”<p>Ballmer, colourful and charismatic though he is, proved to be a poor prophet. Seven months after his damning indictment, …

Nutritional Supplements Flexing Muscles As Growth Industry

One of the fastest growing industries in the world is the nutritional supplement group, or more broadly known as Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements, or VMS. Producing about $32 billion in revenue for just nutritional supplements alone in 2012, it is projected to double that by topping $60 billion …

How to Speed Up, Clean Up, and Revive Your Mac

The weather's turning warmer in our neck of the woods, which means it's time to start thinking about spring cleaning. While you're emptying your …

Why Is Government Involved with Marriage Anyway? | National Review

The Corner<p>Why Is Government Involved with Marriage Anyway?<p>By<p>About Kathryn Jean Lopez<br>• Follow Kathryn Jean Lopez on Twitter<p>April 1, 2013 9:17 PM<p>The …

LGBTQI

'We're Going to Have a Crisis': David Stockman's Stark Warning for America

The onetime Reagan budget chief has gone from supply-side guru to prophet of doom -- and his new book predicts stormy times ahead for the U.S.<p>David Stockman, formerly a leading conservative Reaganite, now blames some of the economic program that he once supported for the 2008 meltdown and sluggish …