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American Myths

A Story Worth Telling At A Time Like This

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 05.19.2013 | Religion
Richard T. Hughes

The black theologian James H. Cone ripped me open and laid me bare, not with a knife but with his book, "The Cross and the Lynching Tree." And what he exposed was my own personal story of faith connecting -- or failing to connect -- to the issue of race.

On Election Day, the Voice of the People Will Speak as the Oracle of Democracy

Pythia Peay | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Pythia Peay

We are dependent on the voice of the people as a whole for the outcome, and this voice speaks for a spirit that guides our collective destiny.

Beyond the 9/11 Myth: Dispelling the Fog

James Block | Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics
James Block

It will always be nearly impossible to extract the real meaning and importance of 9/11 from its mythic dimensions because it was -- as it was i...

14 Myths About America

TruTV.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

America is the land of the free, home of the brave... the white picket fences, the 2.5 kids in every "modern family." Or so we've been led to believe....