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Thomas Paine

Friday, January 28th, 2011

The Weekend: A chance to remember Paine

With no real football to track this weekend, it's a good time for doing something else. Like remembering Thomas Paine, whose best selling pamphlets stoked the American Revolution. He donated the proceeds to the revolution, then died broke. Now, they don't know where the bones are.

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Freethought San Marcos: Mixing government with religion

In his inaugural column, Lamar Hankins discusses the principles of freethinking and talks again about how the separation of church and state aren't alive and well in the San Marcos city government.