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Obama’s Nobel: Law or Gospel?

I was struck today by the following excerpts regarding Barack Obama’s unexpected, and perhaps undeserved (according to Obama himself), Nobel Peace Prize: AP: President Barack Obama was praised Friday as a worthy Nobel Peace Prize winner although many admirers said the award was based on his potential, not his accomplishments. Former Finnish president and 2008 […]

Freedom/Slavery according to Johnny Cash

I have a deep appreciation of Johnny Cash and his music. It’s not that I love country, or that signature “boom-chicka-boom” drum beat. But what I love is how his music speaks to the reality of life. Cash doesn’t sing about idealistic pleasantries- he sings from his heart about the struggles of grief, love, rebellion […]