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Beer is a basic of life in Copenhagen. Craft beers are all the rage on a street in Norrebro. (Photo by Lark Gould)

Copenhagen for two days or two weeks

Copenhagen can be wonderful, indeed, if you skip the mermaid selfie and head straight to the citiy's hip meandering districts for some neo-Dansk design and adventures in New Nordic tastes.

In this Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, photo, new homes under construction are shown for sale in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) ** FILE **

Saving for the American Dream

Homeownership has always been an essential part of the American Dream. For too many aspiring young homeowners, however, that dream is slipping away amid economic stagnation and flat incomes.

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President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society programs included Medicare and Medicaid. **FILE**

Medicare, Medicaid in need of major reforms after 50 years

On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a bill into law that created the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs. While both started with good intent, the past 50 years have left the American public with two massive entitlements that are in dire need of reform.

The great Republican train wreck

The highway train began to go off the rails when Texas senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz took to the Senate floor and in a highly unusual move, called Majority Leader McConnell a liar on the floor.

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The 2016 Odds: Chris Christie

Tim Constantine takes a look at the 2016 Presidential field and gives his odds for each candidate on becoming their party's nominee. Here's Governor Chris Christie.

Theodore Roosevelt. Photo in public domain. Image created by W. Scott Lamb (share freely).

W. SCOTT LAMB: Theodore Roosevelt's famous quote about college

If your recent high school graduate desperately wants to do something other than head directly into college, challenge them to "take up and read" (in the words of St. Augustine) and spend the next year reading the Bible several times from cover to cover. Don't take it from me though. That comes from a former POTUS!

Owen Strachan's book, The Colson Way. Image used courtesy of Thomas Nelson publishers

How Washington Shaped Chuck Colson

"How now shall we live?" "By embracing God's truth, understanding the physical and moral order he has created, lovingly contending for that truth with our neighbors, then having the courage to live it out in every walk of life. Boldly and, yes, joyously."

James Madison is known as the "Father of the Constitution." (Photograph provided by the Montpelier Foundation) **FILE**

The new currency of offense

There's a new currency gaining prominence in American culture; it's the currency of offense. This currency is based on the perceived value of victimization and people buy, sell and trade with it every day. The pictures on the bills change with the daily news. This particular currency uses the leverage of impugned guilt, and promises gratifying profits in the form of entitlements, forced cultural acceptance and indignation.

Screen capture from the third video released by the Center for Medical Progress, showing Planned Parenthood's involvement in the selling of fetal tissue.

Third Planned Parenthood video released

This video contains material shot from within an abortion clinic. As such, it shows in much more graphic detail the reality of what it means to harvest material from aborted babies. The glass of wine and salad are gone, and the brutal nature of the business is on full display. The content of the video is disturbing.