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Letter From the Birmingham Jail

My Easter

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.20.2014 | Religion
Paula Gordon

Easter was to my mother what Christmas was to me -- the best of the best. When I was old enough to articulate my preference for Christmas, I'd start with the unpleasantness of 'Good Friday.' How could torturing someone to death be the cause for celebration?

God, Natural Law and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from the Birmingham Jail"

Ruth Starkman | Posted 03.23.2013 | Religion
Ruth Starkman

Natural law leaves us late-born followers of the American founders and of MLK, Jr to debate who we are as Americans, which men and women are included, and which God, if any, may have granted us equality.

Feint Praise

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Paula Gordon

When the plutocrats and their minions abuse the average citizen, it is called "oppression." When the oppressed presumed to assert their rights as citizens, the Republicans call it "class warfare." We call it justice ... or, the American way. No feints in that.