Saturday, April 24, 2010

How Authoritarianism Hurts Religion

By Rev. Howard Bess
April 25, 2010

The drain of young adults from churches has been verified by surveys and studies – and as one who cares deeply about the health of Christian churches, I ask the question: “Why are people leaving our churches in such great numbers?”

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Gaming Wall Street's Roulette Wheel

By Michael Winship
April 24, 2010

Goldman Sachs is the Blackwater of finance, the latest in a long line of companies you love to hate, like AIG and the Dallas Cowboys.

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party Movement

By William John Cox
April 22, 2010

There may be good reasons why the Tea Partiers are mad; but their solutions are equally mad.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

'Old Hacks' Return to Vietnam

By Don North
April 21, 2010

On April 29, 1975, the end of the long and bloody Vietnam War was finally at hand. American helicopters were descending on pick-up sites around Saigon in what would be the largest helicopter evacuation in history.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Obama's Nuclear Spring Fell Back

By Melvin A. Goodman
April 20, 2010

The good news is that President Barack Obama has ended the Bush administration's campaign against disarmament and has returned to traditional approaches toward arms control.

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Pharma Invades Water Supplies

By Gary G. Kohls, MD
April 20, 2010

For over a decade now environmental toxicologists have been doing chemical analyses on the water of lakes, streams and aquifers that are the sources of public drinking water, especially the waters that are downstream from wastewater treatment facilities. The results have been alarming.

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Obama's Modest Shift on Nuke Policy

By Ivan Eland
April 20, 2010

Despite all the hoopla about President Barack Obama’s summit on nuclear security and a new arms control deal, the eventual results of his laudable efforts will probably be modest and will likely be dwarfed by the damage to nuclear security done by George W. Bush’s prior administration.

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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Questioning the Bible

By the Rev. Howard Bess
April 18, 2010

I have always been a religious person, but not just religious. I was a Christian with a life commitment to Jesus. I have never considered any other life path.

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