The Common Good

God's Politics Blog

To My Brothers, Sisters in Iran

I have never met you but I have to thank you. You are half a world a way but I'm watching you on TV, reading blogs, looking at pictures and following your Twitter updates.
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Verse of the Day: 'You shall not oppress a resident alien'

You shall not oppress a resident alien; you know the heart of an alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt. - Exodus 23:9
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Voice of the Day: Florynce R. Kennedy

Oppressed people are frequently very oppressive when first liberated. And why wouldn't they be? They know best two positions. Somebody's foot on their neck or their foot on somebody's neck.
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Reclaiming the Church's Mission and Message on Immigration

As things begin to heat up on the immigration debate in Congress, the role of the church will be significant.
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Re-founding Fathers

Many problems in our society will be solved when young men are willing to become good fathers. Of course, they can do this only if they have an example to follow.
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Jim Wallis and Jon Stewart Get It Right

Jim Wallis is one of the most talented interviewees I've ever known. He knows how to get substance, not just spin, into a sound byte, and he has an amazing ability to think on his feet.
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Two Myths About North Korea, Iran, and Disarmament

Anyone watching the news over the past couple of months will have noticed a flurry of action from two of the nations in former President Bush's infamous "Axis of Evil." North Korea tested a long-ra
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Iran: We are Born to be Free

Are you tracking with the developments in Iran? I'd love to hear your thoughts: How are you processing the election protests in Iran? What are your thoughts and emotions?
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A Father's Day Remembrance

On the day my father died I was 1,200 miles away.
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Iran Elections: Hope, Excitement, Concern

Elections -- indeed the democratic process itself -- shape countries, culture, and the future, no matter what their outcome.
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