This Republican Agrees with President Obama on Climate Change

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by The Rev. Mitch Hescox President Obama got it exactly right last night at the beginning of his State of the Union address when he said it is the hard-working citizens of our great nation that make the state of our Union strong, and that the United States is the best positioned country in the world to succeed in the 21st Century. This is in spite of divisions within our great nation that continue to hold us back from achieving our full potential.Social scientist Robert Putnam, of ‚Äúbowling … [Read more...]

Presidential Candidates Weigh In on Care for the Poor

Last year Christian leaders came together to create a "Circle of Protection" around programs in the federal budget designed to help the poor both here and abroad: In the face of historic deficits, the nation faces unavoidable choices about how to balance needs and resources and allocate burdens and sacrifices. These choices are economic, political"and moral.As Christians, we believe the moral measure of the debate is how the most poor and vulnerable people fare. We look at every budget … [Read more...]


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