Corporations Are People Too!

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Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney raised eyebrows and heard catcalls for telling an audience that corporations are people.  After getting heckled Romney insisted that “corporations are people, my friend.”  Although in one sense the matter may be academic if his slide in the polls continues, there is a much broader question of [Read More...]

A Christian Call for Economic Liberty

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Then you shall sanctify the fiftieth year, and proclaim remission throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall signal the Year of Remission for you; and each of you shall return to his possession, and each of you shall return to his homeland (Leviticus 25:10 – inscription on the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia). “My [Read More...]

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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“Everything that ascends must converge,” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin reflected.  In a world that spins out of control the observations of this priest, mystic, scientist, and theologian seem more relevant than ever.  The human spirit still struggles to converge.  In mid-August, I visited Fr. de Chardin’s grave located at what had been a Jesuit novitiate [Read More...]

FOX NEWS – UNFAIR & UNBALANCED

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Fox News and Friends hosts had a spiritual melt down this week because President Barack Obama issued a proclamation honoring the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  Sadly, it seems to be about Christian vs. Muslim.  What has been overlooked is President George W. Bush’s noble and consistent outreach to American Muslims. To the dismay of [Read More...]

Debt Deal, But No Jubilee for Average Americans

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Bankers, large investors, currency traders, Wall Street moguls, career and ambitious minded politicians, and U.S. bond holders in China and the Middle East are among those happy that America will not default. A Faustian inspired deal has been agreed to in Washington. Average Americans, however, were overlooked. A biblical Jubilee is needed for the poor [Read More...]


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