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The 'Race To The Bottom' Has Only One Runner

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 08.29.2016 | Media
Robert S. McElvaine

The meme of both sides dragging the presidential campaign to new lows has taken hold across the media. This palpably absurd argument was being stated as the sad truth across the Sunday shows this morning.

Embracing the Duality of Energy: Discovering Our Authentic Selves After Loss

Dave Roberts | Posted 02.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dave Roberts

This photo was taken by me at my house in April of 2013. Two figure eights appeared on the inside wall of my shed. These represented to me the symbols...

'Sir, Are You Injured Anywhere?' vs. 'F*ck Your Breath' -- Only One Kind of Approach Provokes Riots

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.04.2016 | Black Voices
Ian Reifowitz

'Why?' It's the most useful one word sentence in the English language. It's how we begin the search for causes, for understanding, for truth. We have to figure out why something happened before we can figure out how to make change going forward.

They Are Children

Bruce Lesley | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

Although members of Congress and the president are professing to pursue a humanitarian response to the border crisis, the proposed solutions often undercut the very protections that children have in current law in order to have the Border Patrol expedite their deportation back to Central America.

Perry's 'Flirting with Birtherism.' Leonard Pitts Was Right

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

On a day when Perry is hoping that the bulk of the media coverage will focus on his flat tax proposal, his mention of birtherism will likely take away some -- if not most -- of the attention from his economic plan.

Birthers: Leonard Pitts Doesn't Mince Words

Dorian de Wind | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

In my opinion, the birthers are not ''jackasses," "doofuses" or "pinheads." They are very astute people who know exactly what they are doing, and why.

Pray For Prayer

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jeff Schweitzer

A belief in god is the ultimate proof that the believer is not comfortable with not knowing: faced with uncertainty, instead of saying "I don't know," believers make up answers like "It's god's will."

William White, guilty on 4 counts, not guilty on 3 counts | The Roanoke Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A federal jury has found Roanoke white supremacist William A. White guilty on four counts and not guilty on three counts....