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Entries by Byron Williams from 06/2007

Supreme Court Chooses to Uphold Discrimination

| Posted 06.03.2007 | Politics
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In a 5-4 decision, the majority of which included the two men that President Bush appointed in his second-term, the court sided with the rights of employers while potentially turning its back on millions of workers.

It's Not Just George Bush's War

| Posted 06.05.2007 | Politics
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Clinton seems committed to tread a road hardly reminiscent of a path to success nor does it represent the type of leadership that America so desperately needs going forward.

Our Nation Focuses on the Wrong Message

| Posted 06.11.2007 | Politics
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Has American democracy morphed into an ostrich society by burying our collective heads in the sand -- ignoring the painfully obvious and important, opting instead for the insignificant?

Injustice Run Amok

| Posted 06.12.2007 | Huffington Post

Genarlow Wilson seemed to have everything going his way. He was a star athlete, carried a 3.2 GPA, and never had any criminal trouble. But everyth...

Tasting Hunger Up Close and Personal

| Posted 06.17.2007 | Politics
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The Food Stamp Challenge forces lawmakers to consider whether they can live with the votes they cast. What a concept. Too bad there isn't an Iraq War Challenge.

Faith Issues in the Morally Ambiguous Field of Politics

| Posted 06.21.2007 | Politics
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The public faith conversation continues to be one that promotes an unrealistic idealism. Politicians continue to frame issues in terms of good v. evil and the public continues to accept it.

Curbing Politicians Green Addiction

| Posted 06.24.2007 | Politics
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If the electorate is unwilling to demand change, rest assured the legions of lobbyists and wealthy special interests will pay for the privilege of maintaining the status quo.

Schwarzenegger Should Free Woodmore

| Posted 06.28.2007 | Politics
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Justice cannot be so blind that it can't see the Flozelle Woodmores, who after years of abuse, now languish behind bars.