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  • NPR’S BLINDNESS TO RELIGION’S ROLE

    NPR’S BLINDNESS TO RELIGION’S ROLE

    A new study from a Canadian university shows a sense of purpose producing better health and longer lives. But what does it mean to have a “sense of purpose”? Researchers from Carlton University concluded that even in old age those with “purpose and direction” reduced their risk of death in…

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  • MARTINEZ CANDIDACY CAN ONLY HELP THE GOP

    MARTINEZ CANDIDACY CAN ONLY HELP THE GOP

    Conservative Governor Susana Martinez of New Mexico seems to be cruising to victory in her race for a second term, and if she wins the expected landslide she should consider a race for the presidency. As a veteran prosecutor with an admirable tough-on-crime record, and as the wife and daughter…

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  • Vice President Cheney On ISIS and POTUS

    Former Vice President Cheney was my guest today, with most of the conversation focused on ISIS and POTUS, and some on 2016. The audio: 08-12hhs-cheney The transcript: HH: Pleased to begin today's show with the former Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney. Mr. Vice President, welcome back, it's…

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  • The Crisis In Iraq

    The Crisis In Iraq

    Now it looks like Maliki is launching a coup even as ISIS takes another town –Jalawla– and the Kurds recapture some territory and the refugees remain trapped on the mountain. The president is on Martha's Vineyard, managing the crises:

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  • Obamacare And Two Governors Races

    The stunning repudiation of Obama-backed incumbent Governor Abercrombie and the certain-to-be-prolonged end-game in the razor-thin Democratic Senate primary show the weakness of the president in his own party in his home state. The message from Hawaii to Democrats across the country is run as far and as fast from the…

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