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January 1, 1970 Archives

President Bush’s first visit to Vietnam, amidst the search for policy alternatives in Iraq following the mid-term election defeat of the Republicans, brings back, for me, memories of 1968. (Here’s the personal angle: I began serving on the staff of […]

People notice peacemakers because they dress funny. We know how the people who make war dress – in uniforms and medals, or in computers and clipboards, or in absoluteness, severity, greed, and cynicism. But the peacemaker is dressed in righteousness, […]

Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him. – Isaiah 30:18-18 + Sign […]

Like Malcolm X said, “We didn’t land on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock landed on us.” This is especially true for my family. You know us; we’re the folks that brought you that popular holiday, Thanksgiving. We are Native Americans. After […]

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