Tag: NPR

  • What Darkness Fears

    What Darkness Fears

      [caption id="attachment_1285" align="aligncenter" width="580"] On the streets of Paris.[/caption] It was not for love of fashion or the macaroons that I went to Paris. What drew me to France was the art of remembering and honoring. What drew me to France was the writing[..]
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  • All God’s Creatures: Ferguson

    All God’s Creatures: Ferguson

      I listened to President Obama's remarks in the wake of the Ferguson Grand Jury decision as I drove home from Richland, Washington last night. I prefer the radio as my news source because it takes the hype out of the kind of reporting TV[..]
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  • Let’s Talk Ebola

    Let’s Talk Ebola

      Let's talk Ebola for a moment. I, like many of you, have been praying for those afflicted by Ebola. Not just Dr. Brantly and Nancy Writebol, the two Americans who were afflicted with the virus while ministering health to those suffering in West Africa,[..]
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  • President Johnson’s Moron Corps

    President Johnson’s Moron Corps

        All this talk of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty has got me remembering Johnson’s real legacy – the Vietnam War. It’s so funny how the lack of institutional knowledge can warp the future. I heard folkstalking on NPR about how much Johnson[..]
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  • The Roots of Violence

    The Roots of Violence

      Once again we walk through our day shaking our heads in disbelief, muttering prayers for the dead, the wounded, the first-responders, and all the families. We turn on the radio, NPR or Rush Limbaugh. We turn on the TV, FoxNews or CNN. And we listen[..]
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