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Jon Stewart's Misguided Rally to Restore Sanity

While I regularly watch The Daily Show and think its political satire is second to none, the Rally to Restore Sanity that was held on the Mall in Washington, D.C.
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Friday Links Round Up: Van Gogh. SF Giants. All Saints' Day

Van Gogh. SF Giants. All Saints' Day. Here's a little round up of links from around the web you may have missed this week.
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Stanley Hauerwas on Glenn Beck and More

What do Cornel West, Rita Nakashima Brock, Carol Rose, and Onleilove Alston have in common?
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A Hymn for Economic Justice: 'Zacchaeus was a Tax Man'

Many people grew up enjoying the song, "Zacchaeus was a wee little man," celebrating this beloved story of Jesus and a tax collector.
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Churches and Elections: Do's and Don'ts

In the last few weeks, as seems to happen every election year, both parties along with some pastors and churches are stretching (or
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Honor Roll: Trinity United Methodist Church

[Editor's Note: Welcome to Sojourner's Truth and Civility Election Watch Honor Roll. This post is part of a series of submissions from our constituents that highlight organizations and individuals engaging in positive, honest discourse.]
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We're Sick of the Attack Ads

Dear Candidate, Party Organization, PAC, Super-PAC or any Committee that happens to be contributing to the non-stop political ads that have flooded my TV:
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Prison and Profits: The Politics of AZ's SB1070 Bill Revealed

What's behind Arizona's SB1070 law besides politics? Money, of course.
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Voting in Honor and Solidarity

When my children were young, I took them with me to vote. Before we went into the polling place, I said to them, "We vote because somebody died so we could have the right to vote." Now I think the reason we vote is because somebody lived so we could have the right to vote.
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