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Freedom Rider

"I would like to believe he [Cheney] is sick rather than just mean and evil." —…


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The Pastor's Point

The title of Michael Lerner's latest book, The Left Hand of God, could mislead one into thinking that Lerner is merely attempting to make the case for the political left to co-opt God in order to successfully carry out its political agenda.
But as the old adage goes, one should not judge a book by its cover.


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Bridging the Gap

If you really want to know what scares America, don't fool yourself into thinking it's…


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We applaud the recent Portland City Council decision to impose regulations and fees upon the 69 payday lending stores within the city limits. There's a reason that the Bible forbids usury and a reason that laws are in place to protect consumers from predatory lenders — the combination of desperate borrowers and exorbitant interest rates benefits only one side of the equation: the lender.


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Rainbow/ PUSH

"Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable." This aphorism wasn't the…


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Voice of Reason

Because I sit on the board of directors of a state agency, California law requires me to take a…


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The Last Word

"Every hour sees the Black man elbowed out of employment by some newly arrived…


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The Freedom Rider

Now is the time for all good people to come to the aid of their country and become unapologetically…

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To Be Equal

All-star NFL player Warren Moon recently became the first African American quarterback to be…


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Child Watch

"Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration…


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