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Happy Birthday Madiba!

Posted July 19, 2010 | 19:13:35 (EST)

Nelson Mandela celebrated his 92nd birthday this past Sunday (July 18th), an occasion that is cause for the world to celebrate. Madiba, as he is affectionately called in South Africa, was jailed for 27 years on Robben Island, and when he became President his main goal was reconciliation, not revenge....

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If We Do Not Act, South Africa Will Fall Apart Just like Zimbabwe Has!

Posted April 17, 2010 | 19:00:05 (EST)

South Africa is ground zero for the fight against HIV/AIDS and the international community relies upon its soft power to deal with the political crises in Sudan, Somalia, and Zimbabwe. Due to South Africa's successful democracy and its leadership in its region, the world is blind to the nation's Achilles...

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Congress Must Help Depressed Americans Get Through the Foreclosure Crisis

Posted February 6, 2010 | 08:45:46 (EST)

Congress needs to do more to help those who have been evicted from their apartments or homes because of the recession.

Carlos never imagined his life would be turned upside down by the economic downturn. Carlos is a college-educated, self-employed businessman who was renting a townhome in Los Angeles with...

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Haiti: Has God Turned His Back on the Country?

Posted January 28, 2010 | 16:26:58 (EST)

Americans have witnessed a barrage of heart wrenching images from Haiti. Images of collapsed buildings that have entombed people, who were unable to escape the earthquake's fast fury. Images of bloodied yet resilient children caked with dust, full of sorrow, searching for what may be left of their family. Images...

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We Need to Anticipate Terrorists, Not React to Them

Posted January 4, 2010 | 08:49:02 (EST)

I have been scratching my head trying to figure out how in the world Umar Abdulmutallab, a 23 year old Nigerian student, outsmarted homeland security and its Transportation Security Administration (TSA). I would have more faith in homeland security if he was a seasoned bomb expert with a profile worthy...

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