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As millions of other people in this sick, sad world of ours, I follow in the footsteps of Winston Churchill. Am I a charismatic leader who overcame the Nazis and a lisp? Am I a defiant showstopper with a knack for draining “native” rebellions of their energy and whiskey bottles of their contents? No, no, …

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Marie Antoinette

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Manufactured Outrage

American Muslims are seemingly incapable of pleasing the media. They don’t really riot, they are not fond of torching embassies, and they generally stay away from issuing menacing fatwas. As much as terrorism continues to be on the mind of the average American (and rightfully so), our population of both immigrant and homegrown Muslims is …

Dukie on the Defense

The major press outlets often refer to Durham as a “sleepy” little Southern town. It’s funny that in my four years of living here, I’ve never once considered Durham as anything other than alive. Cross Duke University with the gang violence beyond the pristine university walls, add a nationally recognized minor league baseball team and …

United 93

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