MLK & Sudan’s Human Rights Disaster

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    “Our Father who art in Heaven,” I prayed, even as a little boy in Sudan, “hallowed be thy name.”  I was baptized as a child and learned about God and his will and his Kingdom in Catholic schools.  I have always believed that He gives us our daily bread and that He forgives [Read More...]

Elan Gale’s On-Flight Fake Fight

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Be sweet, Lewis, be sweet. Those were the words Mama Grizzard spoke to Lewis each morning as she sent him out the door into the big wide world of elementary school. That’s southern-speak for be kind, be patient, be forgiving, be compassionate, be slow to anger, be gracious. Sometimes I wonder if today’s parents aren’t [Read More...]

The Death of Miriam Carey: An Unnecessary Cruelty

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There will be a lot of people who disagree with me. I don’t mind. Disagreement is part of a healthy dialogue. I have said it a gazillion times before and I’ll reiterate it now — I never, ever want to live in the place where everyone thinks the same way. Disclaimer out of the way, [Read More...]


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