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Archive for October, 2007

Michael Mukasey’s Long Walk Home

October 31st, 2007

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Bruce Springsteen, who served as the troubadour of post-9/11 America with “The Rising,” has returned with “Magic,” his scathing and eloquent indictment of the Bush years. In “The Long Walk Home,” Springsteen sings:

“You know that flag flying over the courthouse means certain things are set in stone: who we are, what we’ll do, and what we won’t.”

Somebody should play it for Mike Mukasey.

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Third Way Calls For a Halt to the Culture Wars

October 12th, 2007

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Yesterday, Third Way and a group of national Evangelical leaders held a press conference and announced something audacious and potentially historic – we called for a halt to the culture wars.

We did so with the release of Third Way’s new paper Come Let Us Reason Together: A Fresh Look at Shared Cultural Values Between Evangelicals and Progressives. EJ Dionne devoted his Washington Post column to our paper on Tuesday, A Culture War Treaty, and I discussed it with Christian conservative radio host Paul Edwards on the Paul Edwards Program this week.

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