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PowerLinks 07.10.13

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Six Inconvenient Truths About Obamacare
Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg

The White House’s decision last week to delay part of its health-care overhaul illustrates six truths about the law that its supporters can’t easily acknowledge.

What Egypt’s coup means for the Middle East
Stephan Burklin, AEI Ideas

Two and a half years after the first stirrings of the Arab Spring, Egypt is once again in the throes of a revolution.

Prayer, amid Egypt’s upheaval, called ‘precipice of opportunity’
Eden Nelson, Baptist Press

The day after Mohamed Morsi was deposed as Egypt’s first democratically elected president, the country’s streets once again filled with millions of Egyptians exercising their right to protest.

Was the American Revolution a Just War?
Eric Patterson, Washington Post

Was the American Revolution a just war? As we celebrate our independence, it is worth evaluating the justification for the conflict that gave birth to these United States.

Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).