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Yes to a Virtual Wall

Physical boundaries such as walls were so last century’s security crisis.  We’ve evolved now to the point that the real threat is now virtual contact.  China or Russia don’t have to be physically near us to be the real threat. Small groups of people used to be able to fend off an entire army by…

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Ilhan Omar vs the AIPAC Lobby – Davida and Goliath

by Rabbi Yeshaia Charles Familant In his Washington Post (3/5/19) article, Dana Milbank claimed “She [Ilhan Omar] has suggested that Americans who support Israel — by implication, Jews — are disloyal to the United States. At an event in Washington last week, Omar said, in the context of the pro-Israel lobby, that ‘I want to talk…

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America’s Structurally Impoverished

I’m sick of hearing about how we have “a good economy” because of a low unemployment rate.  Why is no one asking the critical question, “How many of those people are structurally impoverished?”  Or another less economic way to say the same is, “How many of those jobs provide dignity to the worker?” In this…

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Trump Didn’t Drain the Swamp

Virtual News2 with host and commentator, Marc Keyser. Today my guest is Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York). She could not join me in the studio; instead we are here in virtual reality. Alexandria has become a lightning rod for Trump conservative attacks. She’s the youngest woman ever to be elected to Congress. The freshman lawmaker…

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Washington Measles Source?

We now over 100 cases of measles reported in the United States. But has anyone looked into the actual source of the Washington state measles outbreak?   I fully understand people are getting it because they aren’t vaccinated.  However, it still had to arrive in Washington state somehow.  Did someone with it in Canada walk…

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Christian Left Rising:Santa Fe 5

Editor’s note: Michael Jay Tucker is an avowed secularist. He jokes that the only religious training he received from his father, a physicist, and his mother, a social scientist, was the statement, “You cannot be an atheist because you cannot logically prove a negative. Yet, despite that background and temperament, Tucker recent attended a conference…

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Christian Left Rising – Santa Fe 4

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of short essays by Michael Jay Tucker about his recent visit to a conference of progressive and liberal Christians in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Tucker says that the conference, The Lutheran Advocacy Ministry Bishop’s Luncheon and Issues Briefing, was profoundly moving and inspired hope even in…

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