Weekly Roundup

Other — By on July 26, 2013 at 6:00 am

The Downfall of Detroit (and what it means for the rest of us).

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In the wake of Detroit’s downfall, Prager University presents a new 5-minute course,  ”The Public Unions vs. The Public”:

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The biggest (and awesomest) news from this year’s Comic Con:  Zack Snyder announces that his sequel to Man of Steel will be the first Superman/Batman team-up film.  And there was much rejoicing.

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J.K. Rowling recently made headlines (again) after it was revealed that she was actually the author of the novel The Cuckoo’s Calling, originally published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.  Here’s a better story than J.K. Rowling’s.

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Book nerds, guard your wallets!  An illustrated guide to buying the classics.

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Apparently all Christians need to do to win back the culture for Christ is become hipsters:  A Hipster For King’s College.

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The future King George of England arrived this week.  For once, the entire world knows a baby is a baby.

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From the Washington Post:  Obama’s race speech offered few good solutions.

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How German sounds compared to other languages:

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“When I sat down in that chair at 3 p.m. I was an atheist and a Communist. When I got up at 11 p.m. I was not.”  From Mad Marxist to Compassionate Conservative.

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First Iceland and now the UK:  Prime Minister David Cameron Declares War on Online Porn.

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President Obama just gave a major speech at Knox College that was touted as a fresh start for the White House’s economic policies.  A centerpiece of the speech was a call to end economic inequality.  Here are 6 bad arguments about income inequality.

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America’s Pathetic Support of Muslim Oppression.

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The Lord of the Rings is a masterful work and already a cinema classic.  But some (philistines) have complained that the films were far too long.  Here are 8 Lines That Would Have Ended The Lord of the Rings Real Fast.

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