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Election 2008: Where were you election night? Susan Eleuterio was in Chicago’s Grant Park not that far from the stage.

As we got closer to Grant Park, a friend from Oregon called and said she just wanted me to hold my phone up when Barack spoke so she could hear him. The lines of people snaked up Michigan Avenue; by now it was 9:45 p.m. and my daughter was sure we were too late. About […]

Prayer for the 2008 Election

If you find it inspiring, you could include these prayers in your practice for the election. Naturally, I’m for the Obama-Biden ticket. But, If you find this prayer inspiring, whatever your choices, feel free to use it for the highest good in the American election…for America, and for the world.–Janet May the outcome of this […]

Clinton-Obama Spat provokes “1789 contribution campaign,” Alan Brody makes call to action after Clintons ignite a political brawl, reflecting on damage to Party and Country, and worrying over how another Clinton presidency might use extraordinary powers Bush has gathered in the White House. Brody calls for 1 million $17.89 donations to Obama (in honor of Constitution’s adoption date) to send a message to political attack dogs Republican and Democratic alike: “We want a new politics, and a President who will return to our Government civility, the rule the of law, and the integrity of our Constitution.”

It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of […]