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Budget Crisis & Debt Ceiling Crossroads: Time to Pray?

posted by Nicole Neroulias

America’s fiscal crisis and debt ceiling debate has prompted a lot of soul-searching, both literally and figuratively. (An interfaith gathering even attempted to pray away the problem… let’s see if it works better than praying away the gay!)

As with the controversies over immigration reform and health care reform and other economic and social justice issues, people of faith are grappling with whether their religious values are more politically left- or right-leaning. Some recent faith-related links:

What do you think? Share your thoughts in the Comments section below.

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posted July 27, 2011 at 11:21 am


“The rich have many friends, the poor have few.” is especially true where Republicans are in charge. And wherever raising taxes, particularly on the wealthy, is not mentioned. Taxes on the wealthy are at historically low figures. When they were significantly higher the economy was humming and we were paying down the national debt.



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