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Two Worlds

 

How does it make you feel when you look at this photo? I stumbled upon it recently and it stayed with me for a while.Then it came across again, and this time I decided to share it with you.   581 more words

Maine's 400th Anniversary

Queen Elizabeth came to Jamestown, VA in 2007 to commemorate the Virginia colony ‘s  400th anniversary. But she skipped the other Virginia colony, located at Popham Beach, Maine. 250 more words

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Daily Riches: No Outsiders, No "Others" (James Martin and Frederick Buechner)

“The movement of Jesus is always from the outside-in: welcoming, inviting, including. Jesus was always including people, bringing them in from the outside.  As James Alison has noted, for Jesus there was no “other.” All were welcome members of his community. 425 more words

The Poor And Disenfranchised

OBAMA DOUBLE DARES GOP TO VOTE AGAINST HIS AMNESTY FOR ILLEGALS: HE WILL VETO

MRCTV: “Pres. Obama is daring Republicans to vote on whether or not his executive actions are legal. Discussing opposition to his executive amnesty orders at an immigration town hall Wednesday, Obama said he would veto the vote because his actions are “the right thing to do”.” 166 more words

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AMERICANS IN WAITING: ILLEGALS AND IMMIGRANTS HAVE BEEN ERASED FROM THE VOCABULARY

Truth Revolt: “The administration employed the new euphemism in an update on the president’s executive amnesty actions posted by the White House Tuesday titled “Taking Action to Unlock the Economic Contributions of Americans-in-Waiting.” In the announcement, the White House defends the president’s actions on immigration as being “within his legal authority” and explains that their goal is to “lock in” the economic benefits of those immigrants qualifying for the program.” 85 more words

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'Hamilton.' the Play Called Bold, Sexy…Historically Respectful

You may not be listening to me, but accolades keep pouring in for both Hamilton, the man, and the play  ‘Hamilton.” David Brooks calls it: “Bold…sexy, tear-jerking…historically respectful.” He could easily be saying this about my book, Afterlife in Harlem — which also has playful elements of fantasy. 33 more words

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Islington GPs neglect offering interpreters

Islington GP surgeries are not doing enough to help people who don’t speak English.

A report from independent watchdog, Healthwatch Islington, has found that only 1 out of 36 GP practices in the borough offered free interpretation – a service that is in fact available to all GP surgeries. 175 more words

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