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Friday Links Round Up: Asians. Bumper Stickers. Levitation.

Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:
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Wanted: An Uncool Church of Distractions

Sitting in church the other night, I thought about Jackson Helms.
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The War Must Not Go On!

Last evening, President Obama made his long-awaited announcement on beginning withdrawal of the 103,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Obama to Bring 33,000 Troops Home

[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners' campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest n
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The Infuriating, Scary, and Ironic Inside Job

Matt Damon's closing words in the Academy Award winning film, Inside Job, are as follows:
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News Flash Paul Ryan: This is Mass Unemployment, Not a Siesta

In the past two years, the social safety net has helped more Americans than any time in a generation. So why are so many people trying to tear it to shreds?
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Black Men and 'Jumping the Broom'

In one of my last blog posts on God's Politics, I had some pretty strong opinions on the negative comments made by Bernard Hopkins about Donovan McNabb implying that McN
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This is Not Enough

With President Obama's announcement on troop withdrawals from Afghanistan expected in a speech tomorrow evening, news stories today are citing a variety of unnamed sources claiming to know what he
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10 Ways Pastors Muck It Up

After posting a blog about my observations of a dying church, there were comments gi
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