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Election Postmortem . . . and a Pathway toward Redemption

“Barack Obama radiates an ethos of integrity, humanity, good manners, and elegance that I’m beginning to miss, and that I suspect we will all miss a bit, regardless of who replaces him.” – conservative Republican author, TV commentator, and columnist David Brooks, several months before the election   Whatever our response to the 2016 presidential …

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A One-Sentence Solution to America’s Current Political Crisis

“We have to grow up–past conspiracy theories, demagoguery, single-issue voting, partisan seductions, mudslinging, and God-and-country conflations and confusions.” -David Gushee, Baptist minister and professor of Christian ethics at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Sometimes a single quote says it all: We have to grow up. We have to reject the conspiracy theories, demagoguery, single issue …

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