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The Real Santa Claus: Saint Nicholas, Man of God

Jack Kerwick, One of the points for which I argue in my latest book, Christianity and the World: Essays Philosophical, Historical, and Cultural, is that the civilization—the world—that atheist and theist alike take for granted today would be unrecognizable to itself if not for the religion that produced it: Christianity. Take, for example, the “secular”

German MP: Erdogan a “Terrorism Godfather”

Clifford Cunningham | Infowars, Suggests Turkish expats will be used to pursue violent agenda. A top member of the German Parliament slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a “terrorism Godfather” who is seeking to promote a “Third Reich-style” foreign policy. “Turkey’s foreign policy priorities… are reminiscent of the Third Reich,” said Sahra Wagenknecht, parliamentary head

Erdogan’s next move: Restore capital punishment

Jazz Shaw, Meanwhile in Turkey… Turkey’s aspiring tyrant, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, continues attempting to institute “reforms” in his country at a breakneck pace. (And tragically, in this case, the word breakneck might be far more literal than we would wish.) Next month the Turkish people will be voting on Erdogan’s referendum transferring vast powers

McDonald’s Twitter account hacked, blasts Trump #BigMac

A hacker used McDonald’s Twitter account to attack President Donald Trump in an extremely derogatory tweet early Thursday. Sent at 9:16 a.m. ET Thursday morning, McDonald’s tweeted: “@realDonaldTrump You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have @BarackObama back, also you have tiny hands.” The tweet, which was sent out

High profile Twitter accounts hijacked in Turkish-Dutch protest

The diplomatic spat between Turkey and the Netherlands spread online on Wednesday when a large number of Twitter accounts, many with no apparent connection to the dispute, were hijacked and replaced with anti-Nazi messages in Turkish. The attacks, which appeared to be simply a form of political vandalism and used the hashtags #Nazialmanya or #Nazihollanda,

Is Turkey Lost to the West?

Pat Buchanan, Not long ago, a democratizing Turkey, with the second-largest army in NATO, appeared on track to join the European Union. That’s not likely now, or perhaps ever. Last week, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan compared Angela Merkel’s Germany to Hitler’s, said the Netherlands was full of “Nazi remnants” and “fascists,” and suggested the Dutch