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01.02.2014 | | Posted at 01:19 PM
By David Luhrssen
  Liberalism has often floundered this century against the right. Maybe one reason is that liberals stand on political platforms while rightists ride with the foundational myth of America as a frontier land of rugged cowboys. Douglas Brode maintains in his invigorating study, Dream West: Politics and Religion in Cowboy Movies (University of Texas Press), that the right ha...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
So the question is: What do we do in a democracy when our elected officials are both so cowardly and so corrupt they refuse to represent the clear life-or-death
Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012
 After all the grim news we’ve had to endure at the end of the year, isn’t it great to live in a state where we don’t have to go very far at all to retreat into natural beauty and spiritual solitude
Monday, Dec. 17, 2012
If the Christmastime slaughter of 20 beautiful little children and six adults who loved them isn’t enough to move gutless politicians of both