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Liberals Hate the Military

   

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 Once the world envied when it came to primary and secondary

education, America no longer ranks amongst the world’s top 20, having

made a Faustian compromise that has placed us at the top in military expenditure

 

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“Liberals” Hate the Military?

Everybody Hates Social Welfare

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Letter to Barack Obama:  Adolfo Perez Esquivel

   

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I believe, Barack, that after following your erring way, you find yourself in a maze,

unable to find the exit and you are burying yourself more and more in violence,

devoured by the domination of power, and you think you possess all the power

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A Letter to the Red States

   

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Since our aggregate divorce rate is 22 percent lower than the Christian Coalition’s,

we get most of the happy families; you get a bunch of single moms.

You get The Alamo; we get Yosemite.

 

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 Letter to the Red States

Our Split Will Be Beneficial to the Nation

 

 

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Open Letter to President Barack Obama

   

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Our illegal alien problem is caused by hypocritical, church-going Republicans, who

brought Mexicans here under horrid conditions and at wages below the legal minimum,

without social security and other benefits.   We cannot, and should not, pack millions

of exploited workers into boxcars and dump them somewhere in the Mexican … Read the rest

Kingdom of God: Poem

   

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Musaka, the shark, found his sister singing to a lark,

while Catfish found a new name minutes before big game.

War ravishes the ninth moon of Neptune

and scared caterpillars cocoon to Monarch butterflies . . .

 

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Books by Jeannette Drake

 

Journey Within: A Healing Playbook  /  Promise: Read the rest

Jerusalem and Spirituality

   

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The Sunni regimes may react violently to the rise of Shia Islam and its Sunni counterparts

 such as the Brotherhood and Hamas, but as we see in Iraq, the violence is simply birth pains,

thus when the child is delivered, the pain shall subside. Get over it!

 

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The Jazz of Preaching

 

 

 

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Kirk Byron Jones has tapped sweet dreams and a compelling vision for a time that calls for “creating

a way out of no way.” Drawing on the rich treasures of jazz, Jones calls preachers to unleash

their creative enterprise by risking improvisation, playing with dialogue

 

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Is God a White Racist

   

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Roberts fails to provide that which is essential to his theodicy:

the criteria for distinguishing between redemptive and nonredemptive suffering

 

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Is God a White Racist?

A Preamble to Black Theology

By William R. Jones

Reviewed by William Muehl

 

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My Holy Bible for African American Children

   

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African-American parents long for a Bible that can help them explain God’s Word and their faith

to their children. My Holy Bible for African-American Children answers that need. Included

are illustrations by African-American artists, popular Negro spirituals . . .

 

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My Holy Bible for African American Children

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