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When the church has nothing more to say than what could be said in a political speech, the church has surely lost its voice.
The question isn't who gives more and who receives more at a given moment. It's whether the use of tax dollars serves the common good.
The primary problem with American political culture is that almost all of our scrutiny goes to the human beings running for president.
Race lies behind the widespread belief that Obama is a Muslim, was born outside the U.S. and is something other than a genuine American.
U.S. farm policy badly needs an overhaul. But first, amid the worst drought in decades, Congress needs to pass an uninspiring farm bill.
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