The Common Good

Results for 2012 Presidential Election

New Hampshire, the Right to Revolution and the Nation’s First Primary
Originally Posted: 01/09/2012 - 1:50pm | Type: Blog

The old Yankees of New Hampshire don’t like being told who to vote for. And, they especially don’t want to be told who should get their vote by anyone who works for a cable news company. ...

Mitt Romney, Luxembourg, and America the Beautiful
Originally Posted: 01/06/2012 - 12:24pm | Type: Blog

Per capita income does not help us to see the problem of income inequality. When Romney answered the question posed by the member of #Occupy regarding the proposition that corporations are people, he said that ...

Rick Santorum Wins Over Evangelicals By Breaking With His Own Catholic Creed
Originally Posted: 01/06/2012 - 12:01pm | Type: Blog

Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is a darling of the Christian right, and made a tremendous showing among evangelicals in the Iowa caucuses. But Santorum himself is a Catholic, and while many of ...

An Invitation to The Great Conversation
Originally Posted: 01/05/2012 - 1:25pm | Type: Blog

The 2012 presidential election is expected to be the most mean-spirited and vitriolic we’ve ever seen. That may be true, but it doesn’t necessarily mean it must be that way. We can solve that problem one conve ...

After The Caucus: Googling Santorum
Originally Posted: 01/04/2012 - 4:10pm | Type: Blog

The results of the Iowa Caucus are in. Romney edged it out with 8 votes over Santorum. Ron Paul came in third and then Gingrich, Perry and Bachmann came in fourth, fifth and sixth respectively. ...

Ms. Bachmann Has Left the Building
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 11:24am | Type: Blog

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann pulls out of the 2012 GOP presidential race. After a poor performance last night’s Iowa Caucus — with a sixth place finish and only 6 percent of the ev ...

God Told Pat Robertson Who the Next President Will Be (But It's a Secret)
Originally Posted: 01/04/2012 - 5:18pm | Type: Blog

In an appearance on his "700 Club" program Tuesday, while Iowans were heading to their caucuses, Robertson, the 1988 Iowa Caucus runner up, told viewers that he had a long conversation with the Almig ...

The Afternoon News: Wednesday Nov. 23, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/23/2011 - 4:18pm | Type: Blog

A (usually) twice-daily round up of news related to Sojourners commitments to social justice and the poor. THE NEW YORK TIMES: Older, Suburban And Struggling, ‘Near Poor’ Start ...

Oh My God! A Response to the GOP Presidential Debate on Foreign Policy
Originally Posted: 11/15/2011 - 2:44pm | Type: Blog

“Oh my God” was the refrain that kept going through my mind as I watched the Republican presidential candidates talk about their positions on foreign policy at their debate over the weekend. ...

The Morning News: Monday Nov. 14, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/14/2011 - 11:15am | Type: Blog

A twice-daily roundup of news related to Sojourners commitments to social justice and the poor. CBS NEWS: Cain: God Convinced Me To Run For President Herman Cain, whose ca ...

The Afternoon News: Thursday Nov. 10, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/10/2011 - 4:05pm | Type: Blog

A (usually) twice-daily round up of top news related to Sojourners' commitments to social justice and the poor. A (usually) twice-daily round up of top news related to Sojo ...