The Common Good

The Morning News: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011

THE NEW REPUBLIC: Why Are American Politicians Always Switching Religions?
If Newton Leroy Gingrich becomes the Republican candidate for president of the United States, then the 2012 election will be a contest between two men who found new religions fairly late in life.
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THE HUFFINGTON POST: What It Means To Be A Liberal Person Of Faith
What exactly does it mean to be a liberal person of faith? It means to believe in God, to have deep religious convictions and to be offended whenever media voices pour scorn on religious people.
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THE ATLANTIC: Home From Iraq, Veterans Seen as Perfect Candidates for Green Jobs
Thousands of veterans are entering the job market, and many are finding opportunities in the green industry, from leadership to service.
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CNN (BELIEF BLOG): Bush Aide Finds Forgiveness And A Second Career
Tim Goeglein never expected to see the president again, let alone get called into the Oval Office, because he committed the ultimate Washington sin - he betrayed the boss.
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ABC NEWS: Canada Pulls Out Of Kyoto Protocol
Canada pulled out of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change Monday, saying the accord won't help solve the climate crisis. It dealt a blow to the anti-global warming treaty, which has not been formally renounced by any other country.
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THE HUFFINGTON POST: Child Homelessness Reportedly Climbed 33 Percent In Past 3 Years
One in 45 children in the USA — 1.6 million children — were living on the street, in homeless shelters or motels, or doubled up with other families last year, according to the National Center on Family Homelessness.
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