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God's Politics

Closer to God, Closer to the Poor: A President's Speech

I was able to attend the National Prayer Breakfast yesterday morning and noted two important things about
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Egypt Coverage Round Up II

The situation in Egypt continues to stun the world. Today we heard reports of attacks on journalists and human rights workers. In an interview with ABC's Christiane Amanpour, Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak declared, "I would never run away.
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President Obama and the National Prayer Breakfast

Hi everyone. I'm currently in Washington, D.C.
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Experimenting With Holiness

What does it mean to be holy? That has been the question revolving in my mind this morning.
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Call on Obama: Tell Mubarak to Leave Now

By all journalistic reports, it was the Egyptian government of President Hosni Mubarak that sent thousands of armed thugs into Tahrir Square and the streets of Cairo yesterday to bring violence to w
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Reagan's Legacy

This Sunday would be Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday, and the predictable tributes have come from across the political spectrum.
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The Egyptian Drama and Israel

Within the American news cycle, the front-and-center story about Egypt has three areas of interest: What will it mean for Egypt?
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The Tiger Mother In Us

By now, you've surely heard about the infamous Wall Street Journal article enti
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What Egyptians Want: Jobs, Food, Peace

I love going to the gym in the mornings. It gives me a chance to watch the news. It also gives me a chance to compare the differences between the major networks and how they cover the events of the day.
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The Big Thug Must Go

I am watching the television as Mubarak's thugs attack peaceful demonstrators in the streets of Cairo. Tahrir Square is now a scene of terrible violence.
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