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27 April 2006
"Sir . . . sir."

Need has a tone of voice that's hard to ignore, as badly as I might want to. It pierced my purposeful hurry this night. I had...
07 April 2006
Something was missing when Father Roy Bourgeois and several companions traveled through South America last month: fear.

Or rather, as he said it,...
30 March 2006
Oh, those glitches!

For some reason we tolerate them a lot more in an election - that is to say, in the mechanics of democracy, something we...
23 March 2006
"We have a responsibility to promote human freedom. Yet freedom cannot be imposed; it must be chosen."

The more I ponder these words, the deeper...
17 March 2006
Something fundamental about who we are as a nation is dribbling away, it seems, without alarm or even debate. We torture prisoners - it's out in the open, a...
03 March 2006
"What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy...

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