Monthly Archives: August 2010

‘I have a dream’: Dr. King’s speech, Aug. 28. 1963


“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Continue reading

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‘Time to put grownups in charge,’ Mr. Boehner? Really?


The Republicans, frustrated at not being in control and willfully oblivious to the American mood, have literally hurled themselves onto the floor – the Senate floor – to obstruct progress, like so many recalcitrant toddlers in supermarket aisles. Continue reading

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Opening our collective mind


I will try to address the divisive nonsense being spewed by people who value greed over decency, hatred over community, bigotry over compassion. Continue reading

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One Amendment Fits All


Putting all Muslims on par with the violent religious extremists of Al Qaeda would be like saying all Christians are members of the Ku Klux Klan. … Decent, spiritual people being capable of such religious and ethnic loathing that they would commit acts of terror? … It can only be as true of one group as it is of the other.
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