Controversy surrounds new Jesse James photo discovery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Houston Chronicle) Expert debate has erupted over a photograph, identified in September by the Houston Police Department's veteran specialist in facial recognition as legendary outlaw Jesse James, seated more…

Proof! Absolute power corrupts absolutely

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2527575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] U.S. Supreme Court justices in 2015[/caption] On Oct. 15, 1788, James Madison warned: "As the courts are generally the last in making the decision, more…

Holy flip-flops! Now shoes are blasphemous

by Jay Baggett -- Islam needs the equivalent of an Emily Post; otherwise, someone unfamiliar with all the ways a nonbeliever might give offense could lose his or her head over the more…

Has ancient biblical city been found?

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_2532415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] View of Tall el-Hammam, which archaeologists say may be the biblical city of Sodom (Image courtesy Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project)[/caption] The ancient city of more…

'Chuck Norris vs. Communism' wins top mentions

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer s5c50rhc] The Hamptons International Film Festival gave an honorable mention to a flick that highlights the evils of oppressive government, "Chuck Norris vs. Communism." The documentary, directed more…