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God's Politics

Integrity and the Economic Crisis

The economic crisis that started last fall and was remembered last week brought to light a lot of things: the vulnerability of
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Glenn Beck and My Granddaughter

Sojourners received this letter in response to our action alert last week calling for your letters and prayers to challenge Glenn Beck's view of the health-care debate:
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Pray for Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck has received a lot of attention for his inflammatory rhetoric lately. Recently, he shared a personal story about his daughter who has cerebral palsy, which gets to the heart of his fears about health-care reform:
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Why are the First Family's Hairstyles a Political Issue?

I, perhaps recklessly, began to think that the debate on black hair had finally been put to rest, that black women could choose to wear their hair straightened or natural, in braids, locks, or twis
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Government-Run Health Plans and the 'American Way of Life'

Tea-totaling party animals are crying the mantra of the Ghosts of Conservatives-past, "Blankety blank blank will change our American way of life!" Now all the president's men and women -- especiall
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What?! Racism Still in America?

Here we go again. Some people raise the issue of race (this time about the ways others are talking about or treating the first black U.S. president) and the media goes crazy.
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Love Your Political Enemies: A Response to Jimmy Carter's Comments on Racism

I love my fellow citizens who have taken to the street against President Obama and his plans for health-care reform.
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The Health-Care Bubble and My 5-Month-Old

Back in 2005, my wife was wanting to buy a house. Renting was not helping us build equity. The market was soaring. "Get in or be shut out of ever owning a house" was the prevailing chatter.
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