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Articles by Doug TenNapel

Substance Without Presentation

Amadeus is the best movie ever made. It’s not up for debate. Okay, maybe it’s almost as good as Jaws. We’ll throw in Star Wars, Raising Arizona, 300, Aliens and Raiders above it too. There are good ideas rolling around

The Great Divider

This is not a discussion on the merits of life or abortion. It doesn’t matter what your opinion is about that issue because I’m talking about divisive politics. The claim of unity and an end to politics that divide is

Republican is the New Punk

Johnny Cash was punk rock. The birth of rock came when Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and Cash toured small towns and set the youth on fire. Parents were outraged. The long dippity-doo hair atop gyrating men “dancing like

Make a Bigger Pie

Box-office attendance continues to trend lower and lower each year. It’s on such a downward trajectory you’d think it might be tied to the crashing Republican brand we keep hearing about. But I think the opposite is the case. From

We Hold These Truths To Be Self Evident

What most people in media say about Republican Conservatives is stupid and wrong. They don’t know what we believe, what we stand for and why. In 2005 DNC Chair Howard Dean went on “Meet the Press” and said, “Our moral

Today Is National Sanctity of Life Day

I see in the news where people are flocking to Washington D.C. to celebrate some big event. Bono is going to sing, Rick Warren is going to pray, and there are only 5 port-a-potties for seven million people. I never

Real Tolerance Training: Christian = 'Intolerant'

I once had a meeting with an executive regarding one of my graphic novels that had been optioned. This exec started the writer’s meeting with a few notes to change some rough spots in the story. This is normal procedure