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As the heated political standoff over raising the nation's debt ceiling continues, with proposals to cut Medicare and Medicaid and potentially delay Social Security payments now on the table, almost 5,000 pastors have signed on to a letter urging legislators and President Barack Obama to not cut programs that aid the poor.
The Huffington Post's Lucia Graves quotes Sojourners Communications Director Tim King in an article about controversial comments made by Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.)
Writing for The Huffington Post, Pamela Gerloff references Rev. Jim Wallis' recent blog post on how men need to start being better role models in how they treat and respect women.
This morning most Americans are feeling a sense of relief at the news that Osama bin Laden is dead.
Have you not heard? President Obama has replaced Reverend Jeremiah Wright with Reverend Jim Wallis of Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. This man gets away with making objectionable statements about race, Israel and our governmental structure from the pulpit to his flock without raising eyebrows.
Writing for The Huffington Post, Bryan Maygers reports on the Circle of Protection.
I grew up Evangelical and although I certainly don't fit in with religious right stereotypes, my heritage is still important to me.
As Americans breathe a sigh of relief over finally filing the returns on what they owe (or are owed from) Uncle Sam this Tax Day, the progressive group Rethink Afghanistan wants them to consider how much of their money is funding the war in Afghanistan, now in its 10th year
It is reported that Congressman Paul Ryan makes every member of his staff read philosopher Ayn Rand, the shameless promoter of the gospel of aggressive self-interest.
WASHINGTON -- As the United States draws down its military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan, more foreign assistance workers will be needed to go in and help rebuild the war-torn countries.