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   Jan 10

Would Jesus Call A Dead Child Collateral Damage?

I just finished reading a story about a little six-year-old girl, Sara, living in Baghdad, who was sitting in her living room singing and playing with her baby brother while her mother listened lovingly from the kitchen as she prepared lunch. Suddenly a bomb blast ripped through the apartment where they lived and killed both children. We are told that we entered Iraq to make a difference and givea better life to the Iraqis, but to Sara it won’t make a difference. It was Sara’s freedom we went there to ensure, but we killed her.

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   May 07

We Have Tried Everything To Save Our Economy – Let’s try Common Sense

    I am going to approach this economic crisis that we are in, in two ways, the mundane and then, the spiritual.  I first want to say personally, that I am deeply entangled in what is happening to so many people.  This is my story: I purchased a house with my husband that was […]

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   Sep 08

Corporate Greed – who missed this elephant in the room?

So, I’m wondering, when all of this deregulation was pursued with such enthusiasm and gusto, and all of these protections were set in place to protect big business, did the heads of the government in charge of finances and whatever economic ‘system’ we have in place, map out the possible direction that these new ‘systems’ could take us? Because it seems to me that this was much worse than looking at the patriotism, and self-restraint of corporate America through rose colored glasses. It seems to me, that it was something like taking a bunch of junkies and letting them loose in a heroine den saying only, “We trust you to show restraint”. Yeah, right, that works. I don’t understand how a government that felt it necessary to create a ‘minimum wage’, however minuscule that minimum is, did so because it realized that greed could not be self-regulated.

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