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R. Andrew Newman
R. Andrew Newman is a freelance journalist in western Nebraska.
by R. Andrew Newman | Feb 13, 2009

The cows looked ice-cold. On a day like that in western Nebraska, if some miscreant had played the game of cow-tipping, if he had sneaked up on one of those furry steak-and-hamburger contraptions to give it a shove, he probably…

Never in history has the world been as economically linked as it is today. “Linked,” in fact, may be too weak a term to convey the nature of the connections. “Wired” seems a more apt metaphor, for it takes into…

If Movement Conservatives once and for all could bring ideological purity to the Republican Party, they would no longer have to go nose-to-nose with the Democrats for control of the White House and the Congress. No, instead, a Movement Conservative-dominated…

The secular world tries to make sense of the senseless, to understand the bloody massacre at Virginia Tech. Some point to guns. Others finger society. Still others attempt to transform the murderer into some kind of victim. Anything to understand,…

This week marks the beginning of Lent. At churches this time of year, reading lists are suggested, prayer and fasting regimens outlined, almsgiving opportunities provided — all potentially fruitful and beneficial for believers. I must stress I speak as one…

At TCS Daily earlier this month, economist and theorist Arnold Kling filed a list of principles for “libertarian conservatives,” who find themselves “under siege from so many directions.” And, in the “open, voluntary, do-it-yourself, just-in-time” world of the Internet, he…

Add a sticker and the bumper of a vehicle transforms itself into the driver’s very own billboard. One moving billboard I’ve seen lately is puzzling: “Let Peace Begin With Me.” I suppose that’s a fine sentiment, but it makes me…

Embryonic screening allows couples to not only play God, but the devil. It seems some couples are moseying up to the baby menu and ordering ones heavy on the defects and disabilities. According to a recent survey of fertility clinics,…

by R. Andrew Newman | Dec 29, 2006

People who don’t make New Year’s resolutions worry me. Are they perfect? Are they simply waiting for the great up escalator to descend from the sky? Are they biding their time until Barack Hussein Obama delivers us from this red-blue…

I had the pleasure of attending the Christmas pageant put on my daughter’s school earlier this week. Nothing warms the heart like little boys in bathrobes swinging walking canes, two-legged cows and donkeys, and girls in choir robes with glittery…

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