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What are Mira Sorvino, Lee Majors, and Cybill Shepherd doing in this self-pitying Christian version of ‘Crash’?

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The new, Christian-themed movie “Do You Believe?” might be titled more accurately, “Do You Remember?”

The film, which was written by “God’s Not Dead” screenwriters Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon, features a host of underemployed actors and actresses who audiences might recognize from decades-old movies and TV shows.

Ted McGinley plays the preacher-narrator of the movie – described as “’Crash’ for the Christian cinema” – that asks, “If you ever were accused of being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?”

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The movie also features Oscar winner Mira Sorvino, Sean Astin, Delroy Lindo, Brian Bosworth, Lee Majors, and Cybil Shepherd.

In one of the interconnected plotlines, Liam Matthews plays a born-again EMT who proselytizes to a dying man instead of attempting life-saving maneuvers, and he’s sued by the secular humanist widow and her religion-hating attorney.

“You don’t have to be a militant secularist like nasty lawyer Andrea (Andrea Logan White) — who threatens to take Bobby for all he has after he converts a dying atheist — to wonder if Bobby hasn’t crossed the legitimate line between church and state by evangelizing on the Windy City dime,” wrote John Mulderig for Catholic News Service.

Reviews for the film, which was released Friday, have so far been brutal, with one critic describing it as “subtle as a sledgehammer to the toes and only slightly more entertaining.”

Other critics slammed “Do You Believe?” as “a self-aggrandizing sermon that preaches only to the faithful.”

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Genocide expert breaks down how all of the ‘warning signs’ are present in Trump’s America

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Defense research scientist and genocide expert Brynn Tannehill laid out a terrifying warning on Thursday about President Donald Trump's administration.

As the United States Senate conducted an impeachment trial for the commander-in-chief, Tannehill posted an extended Twitter thread examining the situation in America from her perspective as a researcher studying the conditions that lead to genocide.

Here is what she wrote:

I study genocide. It's been a theme in my academic endeavours for nearly 30 years. More accurately, I study the conditions in the lead up to genocide, be they cultural, social, political, economic, etc... 1/n

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Year of Rat hails easy ride for Donald Trump — but bumps for Harry and Meghan

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As the world prepares to welcome the Year of the Rat, feng shui masters predict a lucky year for Donald Trump, but warn Harry and Meghan's futures are less certain as they make a bid for freedom.

Both the US President and the Sussexes have begun 2020 with a bang.

The former is facing down an impeachment trial -- and seeking re-election in November -- while the latter are beginning a new chapter in Canada after consciously uncoupling from the gilded but pressured career of being a working British royal.

But if experts in the field of Chinese horoscopes are to be believed, it is the US president that will have the easier journey this year.

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John Roberts caused a ‘crisis of democratic legitimacy’ — it’s ‘entirely fitting’ he has to preside over his mess: columnist

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Supreme Court Justice John Roberts was blasted in The Washington Post on Thursday for his culpability in creating the dynamics that resulted in President Donald Trump -- and his impeachment.

"There is justice in John Roberts being forced to preside silently over the impeachment trial of President Trump, hour after hour, day after tedious day," Dana Milbank wrote. "Roberts’s captivity is entirely fitting: He is forced to witness, with his own eyes, the mess he and his colleagues on the Supreme Court have made of the U.S. political system. As representatives of all three branches of government attend this unhappy family reunion, the living consequences of the Roberts Court’s decisions, and their corrosive effect on democracy, are plain to see."

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