Impeachment 101

Trump’s Not Richard Nixon. He’s Andrew Johnson.

Betrayal. Paranoia. Cowardice. We’ve been here before. By Tim Murphy, January/February 2020 Issue of Mother Jones   It’s not hard to think of a historical precedent for President Donald Trump’s attempts to…  [more]

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Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

 

Ramblin’ Jack

By The Arkansas Times’ The Observer, December 13, 2018   The Observer, like a lot of folks, is drawn to the real places: barbecue joints and honky-tonks, seedy truck stops and greasy little diners where the…  [more]

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And no one dared to ask him any more questions.

 

Faith and Immortality

Christian belief in immortality is a corollary of the total Christian faith. It is not the initial affirmation of the Christian creed, not is it a detachable item that can be held in isolation; it is…  [more]

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May new joy wait on you

  COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS (page 1) Delivered by William Blakemore at the graduation ceremonies of the class of 1974 of the American Community School of Beirut, Lebanon, held in the American University of Beirut Assembly Hall/Chapel, Friday, June 21, 1974 at…  [more]

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Against the New Nationalism

An Appeal to Our Fellow Christians

By The Editors, August 19, 2019   Each day more signs point to a tremendous shift in American conservatism away from the prior consensus and toward the new nationalism of Donald Trump. This…  [more]

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If I could apologize

If I could apologize

  To the Honorable Ilhan Abdullahi Omar, United States House of Representatives representing the 5th District of Minnesota, If I could apologize for how Americans have treated you this week, where would I begin?
  • I apologize
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Gristle in your tea (deep thoughts for dark times)

Love and be killed

  The Gospels insist upon two antithetical truths which express the tragedy of the human condition: the first is that if you do not love you will not be alive; the second is that if you…  [more]

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