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This Church Is Going Down

Matthew 21:1-11 NRSV

A couple of weeks ago I heard someone say that the First Christian Church of Farmville was on its way “up.” And during a meeting of ministers in our district last week, I heard one minister describe us as “up and coming.” 1,787 more words


In Defense of Obamacare

This week, two big-name thinkers wrote polemics against the Affordable Care Act – Greg Mankiw in the New York Times and John C. Goodman in the Wall Street Journal. 979 more words

Opinion Piece

Daydreaming can be made to work for you!

When I was a kid in school some of my teachers chided me to stop wasting time by “Daydreaming.”

Improving upward mobility


NYT 3-4-14 … Among other proposals that Mr. Obama will revive in his budget to improve the chances of upward mobility for lower- and middle-class Americans is one making preschool universal for 4-year-olds, paid for with higher tobacco taxes.

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Observations On Life

Motivation 101


I used to be a full-charge credit manager for a major industry with responsibility for millions of dollars of accounts receivables.

Chomsky, Clinton, and Health Care

Last week I found a gem in the used bookshop on 40th street between Spruce and Walnut streets – a collection of Noam Chomsky interviews that took place between December of 1993 and May of 1994. 1,450 more words

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