People of faith, at our best, are the ultimate independents.
Hearts & Minds
America should be a safe place for people of all faiths.
It's a consistent storyline in the media, involving powerful men in politics, sports, business, and religion: Men behave with utter disregard for the dignity and humanity of women -- using and abusing them at will, and acting as if they believe that they are entitled to do so.
In this fallen world we are often faced with imperfect choices in response to clear evil.
Tough choices are now upon us -- but they must be smart, courageous, and compassionate.
Though the fast ended on Easter, it helped to spark a broad and united movement for a moral budget.
The leadership of both our countries has preferred stability to democracy for a long time.
It's time to end the war in Afghanistan.
Time and again, we heard from President Obama on the campaign trail that Washington was broken and he was running for president to fix it.
In politics there is always a spiritual choice to be made -- a choice between hope and fear.