Tag Archives: Public Morality

Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : It’s ‘How You Play the Game’

Vince Lombardi was famous for saying, “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” Image from Great American Things.Did winning become everythingfor Penn State’s Joe Paterno? By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag Blog / November 16, 2011 Forty-eight years ago, … Continue reading

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Christianity: Happy, Happy Hypocrisy to Live By

Christians Largely Mum on TortureBy Ray McGovern / July 31, 2009 Anyone harboring doubts that the institutional Church is riding shotgun for the system, even regarding heinous sin like torture, should be chastened by the results of a recent survey … Continue reading

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Abstinence Only : Sex Education as Politics

Annual funding for abstinence-only is close to $175 millionBy Scott Murray / October 1, 2008 When Alfred Kinsey published Sexual Behavior in the Human Male in 1948, he included a stern word of caution to his readers: “as long as … Continue reading

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Holding Ourselves Responsible for the Crimes Our Government Perpetrates Around the World

The Prophetic Challenge: ‘Few Are Guilty, but All Are Responsible’By Robert Jensen / August 7, 2008 One of the common refrains I heard from progressive people in Pakistan and India during my month there this summer was, “We love the … Continue reading

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Chafed Texan in the Naked City : Too Many Boobs!

Boobs at Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.Says he’ll videotape the evidenceBy Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts / June 16, 2008 Washington is a town filled with boobs. They’re everywhere, from the bare-breasted ladies who decorate the fountain at Dupont Circle to … Continue reading

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