Al Carroll

Al Carroll

Historian, professor, author.

Al Carroll is Assistant Professor at Northern Virginia Community College of American, American Indian, & Latin American History. He is author of numerous books & articles & was a Fulbright Scholar.

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20 Atheist Quotes About Joy and Meaning That Crush ‘Angry, Empty’ Stereotype

When asked about their moral values or what motivates them in life, atheists use words that sound downright spiritual....

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How Bush's Iraq Oil-Grab Went Awry

Alan Greenspan's remarks in context....

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Weird ~ One of America's Largest Philanthropies Is Dumping Cash into Faith-Healing

The Templeton Foundation has sought to create a rapprochement between science and religion....

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The Wedding Crashers: U.S. Jets Have Bombed Five Ceremonies in Afghanistan

We have become a nation of wedding crashers, the uninvited guests who arrived under false pretenses, tore up the place, offering nary an apology....

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Rethinking Objective Journalism

The problem with U.S. coverage is not political bias but a misplaced adherence to a shallow definition of objectivity. [Editors' warning: You may want to print this one.]...

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Is Christmas All About a Magic Mushroom?

... evidence of Lewis Carroll doing shrooms or even being "inspired" by them. ... get the natives (Picts, Gauls, Durids, et.al) to stop celebrating the winter solstice....

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The Bush Crusade

Are we reliving that dark, seething religious history of sacred violence that is the Crusades?...

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Pleasure

Porn Industry Groups Cut Ties to Star James Deen Amid Sexual Assault Claims · Rory Carroll / The Guardian. Displayed Publishing Date: Tue, 12/01/2015 - 07: ......

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Seymour Hersh: Story About Killing Osama Bin Laden is One Big Lie

Plus, 90% of lamestream editors should be fired....

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The 10 Most Brazen War Profiteers

Halliburton has become synonymous with war profiteering, but there are lots of other greedy fingers in the pie. We name names on 10 of the worst....

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Seymour Hersh Details Explosive Story on Bin Laden Killing and Responds to White House, Media Backlash

"They did kill bin Laden. That’s all true, and the rest of it is sort of hooey," said the journalist....