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...]

Lessons of Bobby Sands

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Before there was the produce farmer who set himself on fire in Tunisia  Before there was a Pakistani boy who stopped a school bomber  Before there was the Nelson Mandela who set a nation on fire, and then the world There was Bobby Sands. Some say it was Sands who influenced Mandela. Bobby Sands and [Read More...]

President Johnson’s Moron Corps

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  All this talk of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty has got me remembering Johnson’s real legacy – the Vietnam War. It’s so funny how the lack of institutional knowledge can warp the future. I heard folks talking on NPR about how much Johnson hated poverty. How he lived beans-to-mouth as a young [Read More...]


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