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Beyond Palin's Personality
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

While many conservatives have known and admired Sarah Palin for some time, most Americans do not know her. While many conservatives have known and admired Sarah Palin for some tim ...

An Historic Speech
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

Yesterday morning, I started what would become an historic day with my favorite historian. As a young man, Vincent Harding was part of the inner circle of the southern freedom movement with Dr. ...

Measuring Poverty
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

In January of 1964, President Johnson declared "unconditional war on poverty in America." In response, the Census Bureau created a methodology for establishing an "official poverty line," d ...

Advise Everyone... Endorse No One
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

As we pass the half-way point of our <a href="http://www.jesusforpresident.org/">Jesus for President tour</a>, we remember Jesus' admonition that we be "as wise as serpents and ...

Two Firsts
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

The fact that an African American and a woman each ran so strongly in the long primary season of this election year speaks very well of the country. The fact that an African Ameri ...

Hope, in Perspective
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Here in Manhattan, the city streets hum with hope following the announcement of the first African American to be nominated for president by a major political party. Here in Manhat ...

Poverty IS an Electoral Issue
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Four years ago, Call to Renewal conducted a 12-day "Rolling to Overcome Poverty" bus tour to say that poverty was a religious and electoral issue. Four years ago, Call t ...

Video: Jim Wallis and Tony Perkins on CNN
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>On CNN's <em>The Situation Room</em>, Jim Wallis and the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins talk about evangelical attitudes in the election. ...

What Will Dobson Do Now?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>Over the weekend, James Dobson backed off <A href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2008/02/super-tuesday-liveblog-what-wi.html">his earlier assertion</A> that he ...