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The Only Election Guide You'll Need
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 9:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. American democracy is the envy of the world. And millions of us will wake up on election day and realize just how lucky we ...

Fun With Batteries...
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Don’t try this. Don’t try this. I’m driving along the streets of Washin ...

And the Winner Is...[yawn]
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 3:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Primary season mercifully draws to a close... As the primary season mercifully draws to a close ...

Snow Business
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 9:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. After finally digging out from the 27 inches of snow that fell on the nation's capital-a city founded on a simple demo ...

Celebrating Our 25th Year
Originally Posted: 03/23/2011 - 12:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Oops. Actually our 25th anniversary issue is coming up later this fall. I just forgot. I've been forgetting a lot latel ...

This Is Not About Money and Politics
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 11:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. By now you're probably pretty tired of reading about money and politics, and all the other serious stuff we've pa ...

I've Fallen from Grace and I Can't Get Up!
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 11:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. EDITORS' NOTE: The above headline may not necessarily relate to the following article. EDI ...

In Most Things Be Humble
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. "Clothe yourselves with humility toward one another." "Clothe yourselves with hu ...

The Man Without a Face (Sort of ...)
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Recently, some spots on my face were diagnosed not as the distinctive markings of a rare intellect-which I had assumed them ...

It's Time to Play "Let's Blame the Poor!"
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:08am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Recently, some spots on my face were diagnosed not as the distinctive markings of a rare intellect-which I had assumed them ...

It's Morning in America. Again.
Originally Posted: 09/03/2014 - 1:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. A new day has dawned in our country. Unfortunately, that day is some time in the 1950s. Anew da ...

Raising Kids with Minimal Hamster Loss
Originally Posted: 09/03/2014 - 1:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. It started with the kind of silence that makes a parent sit bolt upright in his bed; an unnatural awakening, a feeling of s ...

Summer Lies and Weary Travelers
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. People don’t always say what they mean (I meant to say that). And this past summer brought several examples of the daily &qu ...

To Your Health
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. We recently changed over to a different health insurance company here at Sojourners. The new company is less expensive than ...

The Day the President Dropped By
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Actually, it was more like "The Day the White People Came" when Bill Clinton and his entourage of young Caucasians ...

And Just Look At That Shine
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. This issue of Sojourners marks a significant breakthrough in paper technology. This issue of S ...

The Gospel of Who? Oh, Him.
Originally Posted: 06/12/2014 - 12:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Our top story this month has the theological world "all in a tizzy," which in the original Greek means "some ...

White Space and Bad Hair
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Aaaaaah. It’s nice to stretch out in all this extra space. Aaaaaah. It’s nice to stretch out in ...

Health Tips for 1994
Originally Posted: 06/12/2014 - 11:34am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. The enormous challenge of revamping our nation's health care system has congressional leaders promising to work harder ...

Ask Mr. H'rumphs
Originally Posted: 09/22/2014 - 2:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Well, that's some magazine so far, eh? Malevolent global corporations, the bleakness of Nicaragua, and the Holocaust. ...