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Author Archives: Donna Carol Voss

Donna Carol Voss is an author and a political and cultural commentator. She hosts the podcast "Nothing to Apologize For: Own Your Faith" at donnacarolvoss.com. Catch her Fridays on Ringside Politics WGSO 990AM New Orleans, 10am Central Time. Twitter: @donnacarolvoss.

Five Myths About the Citizenship Question

The citizenship question is “new” and “controversial.” There is nothing new in asking about citizenship on the census, and it’s only controversial to CNN. With a handful of exceptions, a question about citizenship (or naturalization) has appeared on every census since its inception in 1790. For the first few decades of our new country, when American citizenship was in flux, ...

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Leave It to CNN to Make an Overture from North Korea a Bad Thing

A sitting US president has never met face-to-face with a leader of the North Korean regime. Thanks to an invite from Kim Jong-un Thursday night, Donald Trump will be doing just that in about eight weeks. No one expected it. Not even the State Department. On Thursday morning no less, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that we were “a ...

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“AR” Does Not Stand for “Assault Rifle,” People

If we’re going to talk guns, we should at least get our facts right. “AR” doesn’t stand for “assault rifle.” It actually stands for “ArmaLite Rifle” and here’s why. A guy named Eugene Stoner invented the AR-15 when he worked at ArmaLite in the 1950s. He named the design ArmaLite Rifle Model Number, or ArmaLite Rifle – 15, i.e., AR-15. ...

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