Monthly Archives: November 2008

A Thanksgiving Prayer

Steve Inskeep: “What does it mean to be American?” Junot Diaz: “It is a question that as individuals and as a country we wrestle with every day. It’s the wrestling with that question that defines us, not any of the … Continue reading

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Palinopsia

palinopsia pal·i·nop·si·a (pāl’ə-nŏp’sē-ə)n. Abnormally recurring visual imagery. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary What is the hold that Sarah Palin seems to have on the American media establishment? There doesn’t appear to be any real substance to her, yet the … Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing

There is a report this morning that President-elect Obama is working on a plan to close Guantanamo immediately upon taking office. It is essential that he follow through on this matter immediately upon taking office, without qualification, hesitation or backtracking, … Continue reading

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Lessons From the Long, Dark Night of Our Soul

Yesterday marked a series of signal events in our history, the foremost of which was the election of a young, African-American man as the 44th President of the United States. His election generated immediate hope and energy in a country … Continue reading

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