Voices
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Gene RomanNovember 12, 2007
Just after the terrorist attacks on the United States on Sept 11 2001 White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer warned Americans at a press conference that we are now living in an era in which 8220 we have to watch what we say 8221 Since that declaration I have been searching for a book de
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Gene RomanFebruary 12, 2007
In 1940 the Carnegie Foundation commissioned a study to assess the state of race relations in America segregation and white supremacy in the South The Foundation chose a Swedish sociologist named Gunnar Myrdal to lead the project They selected a non-American scholar because they wanted an outsid
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Gene RomanNovember 27, 2006
In October 1967 hundreds of thousands of college students and ordinary citizens gathered in Washington D C to express their outrage about the Vietnam War The pranksters of that time including Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin told the newsmen covering the march that they also hoped to levitate the
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Gene RomanJune 19, 2006
Religious faith exerts a powerful influence on life in the United States and throughout the world The Center for Moral Clarity established and operated by the Rev Rod Parsley of Columbus Ohio--one of 10 outreaches of his World Harvest Church--advocates against abortion pornography and same-sex m
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Gene RomanNovember 28, 2005
My parish church in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn announced its political inclinations with a poster hung in a glass-encased bulletin board just inside the front entrance during the 1960 rsquo s and early 70 rsquo s The photo showed an aborted fetus lying at the bottom of a silver bucket wit