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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Southern Border Sadness

- mexico_1786 (Map Above, Mexico and U.S. circa 1786) What is it about the southern border of the United States that makes some people want to erect very tall fences — both physically and philosophically and legally?  Why is it that…
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Mother Earth is Mad

- Earth-08-june For the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, Mother Earth brought air travel in Europe to a screeching halt.  She rattled her tectonic plates furiously, wreaking havoc on large cities and remote villages from Haiti to Utah to Chile to…
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Remembering Dr. Dorothy Height

- dorothy_height (Photo from NYU Alumni Profiles) She knew Eleanor Roosevelt and worked alongside Mary McLeod Bethune.  She marched with Martin Luther King and cheered when Barack Obama’s inaugural parade passed by the Pennsylvania Avenue headquarters of the National Council
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Amazon Justice

- Amazon Killing The Brazilian rancher who hired assasins to kill Sister Dorothy Stang was convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison this week for ordering her murder.    Vitalmiro Bastos de Moutura wanted Sr. Dorothy killed because this diminutive nun stood in…
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Thank a Coal Miner Today

- coal-mine(Photo from Trends International) West Virginia mourns yet again today as the worst possible news emerged from deep within the Upper Big Branch Mine where searches found the bodies of four missing miners, raising the total death count in…
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Oh, Never Mind! HUH???

- Breaking news…. “Virginia Governor Declares April 2010 Confederate History Month” won our inaugural HUH??? contest by a landslide…. But it was all a mistake!   Well, sort of.   No, not the contest… and definitely not the original story! But Governor Bob
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HUH??? A New Contest!

- How often do you read something in the newspaper or online and say to yourself, “Huh???” Which, roughly translated, means, “What the heck were they thinking?” (WTHWTT) I have that reaction to about 90% of what I’m reading these days.  …
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Resurrection

- lily-cross Easter is the most important day on the Christian calendar, the day that separates the Old Testament belief in a Messiah yet to come from the New Testament belief that the Messiah is already present in the person of the…
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The Passion of the City

- Holy Week is all about sin and suffering, death and redemption.  We end the period of mourning with Easter morning, the hope that comes with our belief in Resurrection. Tragically, Holy Week in southeast Washington began with multiple murders on…
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