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As Christians, are we showing a public image of love and grace? Or do non-believers see us as judgmental, critical and selfish? Read More...
previously attributed to Paul Harvey, but was written in 1996 by Bob Russell
for a Kentucky Governor's
Prayer Breakfast, then delivered by Rev. Joe Wright at the Kansas House of Representatives.
Why would a true Christian twist the truth?
In an 84-page document which is essentially the official platform for his papacy, Pope Francis beseeches politicians to guarantee all citizens "dignified work, education and healthcare". He condemns an economy of exclusion and inequality. Read about his first year.
DO WE WANT LIERS AND CHEATS RUNNING OUR GOVERNMENT? At least 15 websites that appear to be official campaign sites for
Democratic candidates, are actually the handiwork of the National
Republican Congressional Committee in order to steal Democratic donations. A CNN segment called out this scam.
Pope Francis, who has always championed the poor and vulnerable, said “Our needs, even if legitimate, will never be so urgent as those of the poor, who lack the necessities of life,"
Currently income earned from stock dividends and capital gains is taxed at rates far lower
than ordinary income from work. This increases income inequality and penalizes the middle and working class. Even with lucrative loopholes corporations are fleeing overseas to pay even less.
"Income and wealth inequality are near their highest levels in the past hundred years." Her comments come after the Swiss bank Credit Suisse recently warned
that inequality in the U.S. is at levels that have been associated with
recessions in the past.
JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo,
Citibank, GMAC and Bank of America violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) with hundreds of non-judicial foreclosures on soldiers' homes while they were serving our country. Feb 2015.
All over the world countries are trying to stop nicotine addiction, but tobacco companies are delaying or
blocking implementation of
anti-smoking laws in poorer countries by tying them up in litigation, saying that their tobacco
laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties.
In March 2007, before the depression gained traction, Clinton began addressing the subprime mortgage issue; warning about risks of derivatives; cracking down on subprime mortgages; and asking for improved financial oversight.
A German Catholic diocese wants to make its disgraced former “bishop of bling” responsible
for the 3.9 million euros ($4.9 million) in losses incurred during the
luxury makeover of his residence and office. The Vatican has banished him from the diocese and he has resigned.