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A Lenten Commitment to Homeland Insecurity
Originally Posted: 03/10/2014 - 11:14am | Type: Blog

While the need for protection from harm is both natural and commendable, we are forced to consider whether protection itself can eventually become harmful, unnatural, and even condemnable. ...

I Will Miss David Kuo
Originally Posted: 04/11/2013 - 11:20am | Type: Blog

David always believed that our faith should shape our politics, not the other way around. David Kuo was a good friend of mine. After a decade long battle with brain cancer, David ...

Former Bush Advisers Take Prominent Roles in Romney Campaign
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 10:36am | Type: Blog

Over at Salon.com, Jordan Michael Smith tells us, 'The Bushies Are Back': Over at  Salon.com ,  Jordan Michael Smith  tells us, 'The Bushies Are Back' ...

The Disappearance of the Compassionate Conservatives
Originally Posted: 12/08/2011 - 2:45pm | Type: Blog

The compassionate conservative space is vital to the health of the nation and the future of the poor, and therefore preserving it is essential. I would never have been mistaken a ...

A Stunning Victory
Originally Posted: 11/02/2011 - 3:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

Phyllis Bennis U.S. troops will finally withdraw from Iraq -- but what about the contractors? NEAR THE END of ...

Fox 'News' on 'Obama's Apology Tour'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

Yesterday, under the headline 'Obama's Apology Tour', FoxNews.com, in typical sneering style, published <a title="http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/05/10/world-stage-obama/" href ...

Be Not Afraid: Faith and Reason in the Notre Dame 'Scandal'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

Notre Dame President Rev. Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins is facing furious backlash after inviting President Barack Obama to give the university's commencemen ...

Remembering Christian Peacemaker Tom Fox on the Anniversary of His Death in Iraq
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>"Let's listen in now to the Marine Corps Band," the CNN commentator says. The camera pans across the Washington Mall. People, as far as the eye can see, waiting for the historic moment, ...

Obama's Victory and Middle East Democracy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

A curious thing has happened as Americans were choosing their first black president. Democracy suddenly ceased to be a bad word for many genuine democrats in the Middle East.</p> ...

Back to the Future with Focus on the Family
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>Yesterday, <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=3283">Jim posted his response</a> to <a href="http://www.citizenlink.org/">Focus on the Family....Act ...

New Nukes Trounced
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

Last week, Congress refused - for a second time - to fund the Bush administration's demand for a new nuclear weapon system, the Reliable Replacement Warhead (RRW). Last week, ...

Faith-Based Initiatives Are Neither Democrat nor Republican
Originally Posted: 05/23/2013 - 4:32pm | Type: Blog

It will take creative partnerships between private, religious-based efforts, and public governmental programs (and not an either/or) to have a substantial impact on domestic poverty. ...

Thank God For George W. Bush
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

In the late summer of 2004, a seminary colleague and I pondered the possibility of another four years of Bush 43. In the late summer of 2004, a seminary colleague and I pondered t ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: Tell Us the Mission
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

Four years after George W. Four years after George W. Bush landed on an aircraft carrier and declared victory in Iraq in front of a banner that said, "Mission Accomplished,&q ...