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Glenn Beck: Does He Really Matter?

In the course of our various responses and challenges to Gl
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Quran Burning is a Sacrilegious Slap in the Face of Christ

The extremes now seem to dictate the political discourse -- extremists in caves who invoke their distorted brand of Muslim faith as they murder innocent people; and extremists in a Florida church w
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Throwing Out the Enslaved Girl With the Bathwater

So far, Craigslist isn't explaining its dramatic decision last weekend to replace with the word "censored" its entire "adult services" section, a listing which activists and state attorneys general
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Which Corporations are Buying Your Candidates?

The midterm election season is upon us, the first since the Supreme Court's January 21 ruling that allows corporations to spend as much as they wish on political advertising -- as long as they disclose their involvement.
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Is the Cordoba House "Insensitive"?

"Yes, Muslims have the constitutional right to build a mosque near Ground Zero.
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Angel Island: History Repeats Itself

Editor's Note: This statement was delivered at an interfaith prayer vigil at the U.S.
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Craigslist Attorneys Threaten Georgia Anti-Trafficking Activists

Editor's Note: What is behind Craigslist's recent enigmatic, and dramatic, choice to replace (at least for now) its entire "adult services" section with the single wor
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A Commentary on Caring for the Unemployed

One of my Saturday morning rituals is to listen to NPR's Weekend Edition, hosted by my friend Scott Simon, during my morning work out.
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Friday Links Round-Up: Awesomeness Reminders. Board Game Cafes. Conflict Minerals.

Here's a round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week:
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Reclaiming Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy: Rejecting the Cup of Bitterness of Hate

Last weekend, the nation had an opportunity to reflect, commemorate, and celebrate the March on Washington and Dr.
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