politics

The cost of war

While many are debating whether the killing of Osama Bin Laden was ‘wrong‘ or ‘good and healthy‘, I think it’s important for us to reflect on whether the journey of war that got us here was even worth it. Some highlights on the past 10 years: An initial blow to the economy of $40 billion [...]

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The Evolving Church 2009 Wrap up

First off, congrats to the epiphaneia folks for pulling off the conference again, trying new things, and getting a great turn out. You can see my previous integrated live blog/tweet notes for Walter Wink plenary and Dan Oudshoorn workshop Stanley Hauerwas plenary and David Fitch workshop and Marva Dawn’s closing plenary Besides the content and ‘nuggets’ [...]

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Evolving Church – Live blogging 2

Afternoon session with Stanley Hauerwas- The Power of War

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President Obama – Week One

Some breathtaking shots from the innauguration from the boston globe,  HT:Tony Whenever I’m swamped with work, I think about Obama, and chuckle, now there’s a dude with a lot on his plate! The Innagural speech was a bit slow for me.  He had way too many issues to address.  One of my favorite lines was [...]

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No gay marriage for you!

Last weeks election also determined the state of proposition 8, which has caused quite a bit of buzz. Proposition 8 is a California State ballot proposition that would amend the state Constitution to restrict the definition of marriage to a union between a man and a woman. It would overturn a recent California Supreme Court [...]

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Barbershop Chatter by Zaya Kuyena

“There’s one, there’s another.” “Why can’t someone do it right?” I disturbingly ask myself. “At least skim the top off some more, just to level it. My gosh- he’s on television for most of the time…cameras will spot that!” I’ve become very critical when I deconstruct (New President Elect) Obama’s hair. I was discussing his [...]

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It’s Obama time…

Though I was secretly hoping for a bigger landslide, did I call it the other day or what? only missed Indiana.  And as predicted, North Carolina would be the tightest state, and it still hasn’t been called. Congrats Obama & Family.  Good pick America.

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Live: Electoral Map Results

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