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Born in NYC, attended Oberlin & Trinity Schools, then Exeter and Williams (Phi Beta Kappa 1958). Worked with the Reverend James Robinson, finished Union Theological Seminary in NYC (1961). Joined Student Interracial Ministry in Nashville. Founded Renewal Magazine in Chicago, served The Christian Century and Christianity Crisis magazines. Covered civil rights in Oxford, Birmingham and Selma. Interviewed Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X. My book The Grass Roots Church had impact on the ecumenical movement. Have authored some 15 books, been a house-husband and father of three wonderful (grown) children. I have written published music choral and popular. Most recently I served in UN agencies including UNICEF in NYC and edited CHOICES which was the flagship magazine of UNDP.

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Monday, May 12, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Thorstein Veblen on The Web Thorstein Veblen is one of the most ignored and prophetic thinkers in our past. Here is a short guide to his continuing presence on the Web.

Sunday, May 11, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
John and Cindy McCain's Fuzzy Keating Ties Cutting to the chase on the Keating Five and John McCain. Fugeddaboutit. There is more merit in chasing down Keating's OTHER ties to both John and Cindy McCain.

Friday, May 2, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Play The Obama-Clinton Electoral College Challenge Game Learn the differences between the candidates by playing this simple Obama-Clinton Electoral College Challenge Game

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama The Intrepid When we consider what is at stake we begin to comprehend on a deeper level just how real and truthful Obama is being when he evokes the audacity of hope.

Sunday, April 27, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama Needs to Tell Where He Stands Barack Obama, in five fireside chats, could tell the nation where he stands. It would be a lot better than another debate. And it might help a large number of undecideds to figure out who to vote for.

Saturday, April 26, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Rush Limbaugh's Mouth Has Many Sides Rush Limbaugh is exposing the desperation of the Right in the face of an actual movement to wrest control of the country from the military-industrial complex.

Friday, April 25, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
My May 1963 Interview with Martin Luther King, Jr. This interview with Martin Luther King is almost contemporary in illuminating some of the issues raised in the current political climate. We are still involved in a test for nonviolence.

Friday, April 25, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama Campaign Should Run People Ads The Obama Campaign should take some advice from Obama supporters. It is time for PEOPLE-centered ads instead of candidate-centric ads. Widespread support for Obama exists. Time for some show and tell.

Thursday, April 24, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Growing Up -- Two Sonnets Two sonnets reflecting on life in Manhattan during the 1940s.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Hillary Opens The Jaws of Hell The aftermath of the PA Primary. Whoever said we wanted change? Whoever said reason was easy?

Tuesday, April 22, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Lines Are Ended A reflection on prejudice from Abba's Way, a new series of poetic meditations.

Friday, April 18, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama Changes Political Landscape Add IKE PLUS a Progressive Platform and you get a picture of the Obama impact on the political map -- what David Wilhelm calls the 65 percent Presidency.

Thursday, April 17, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
On Chance A chance is what occurs when destinies are are viewed to be just random happenings. We end up with a bunch of histories as truthful as eye-witness offerings.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
PPP Offers Best PA Poll So Far for Barack Barack will win PA if PPP polling figures hold up. Almost too close to call but he's ahead in PA.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Citizen Journalist Hogwash Why did Meet The Press airbrush Mayholl out of their broadcast? Because she is not a paid, professional journalist but the HuffPost didn't care. They call her a citizen journalist and I say hogwash.

Monday, April 14, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Hillary & Esther -- A Sad Revelation Hillary Clinton told more about herself when she selected Esther as her favorite Bible Story on the Compassion Forum than she has ever yet revealed.

Sunday, April 13, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Panflick -- The Addiction Wars (short fiction) Excerpt from a novella in progress. Adam Panflick in his mid-40s cogitates about the usefulness of addiction as a fixed category.

Saturday, April 12, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The State -- from "Abba's Way" The state, formed from human failure, is a spectrum ranging from oppression to a measure of helpfulness, tolerance and democracy.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
My Response to Lanny Davis Lanny Davis tried and evidently has failed to re-start the Wright issue as a means of advancing the Clinton campaign. Amazingly, like Pat Buchanan, he never bothered to go beyond the Wright sound bites. He's a lawyer?

Tuesday, April 8, 2008 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Mining the Clinton Giustra Connection A collection of Web resources to examine the connection between Bill Clinton and a Canadian billionaire who has done more than one favor and become a partner in Bill's global philanthropic endeavors.

Sunday, April 6, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Alinsky, Governance, Democracy, Obama Barack Obama has already begun the next stage of his campaign. It presages the widespread use of community organizing not merely for the fall election, but for well beyond.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Preamble to A Critique of James Cone Martin Luther King, Jr., was moving beyond race at the time of his murder. Malcolm had already move past it on the plain of Mecca. Black Theology is a regression. Obama takes us beyond it.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Bill Moyers on Rupert Murdoch Cites Clinton Ties Tis prescient video from Bill Moyers -- from prior to the Murdoch purchase of the Wall Street Journal -- notes a CLinton tie-in and should make you shudder for the future of Internet democracy.

Thursday, March 27, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Making of A New Obama Coalition Hillary and Barack are alike in their ideas and program proposals. But they are like night and day in terms of capacity to make them a reality.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
James Carville, Pat Buchanan and Hillary Clinton The underlying issue is control of the Democratic party. Whatever is done will leave us either an Obama Party -- a party of a progressive middle way -- or the party under Clinton control where the basic strategy will be maintenance of the status quo no matter who wins, Clinton or McCain.

Monday, March 24, 2008 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Democrats May Not Survive -- Here's Why Allow your minds to drift to the future of the Democratic party if the present grim charade continues and Barack must up the ante to be the nominee.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Huckabee: "Cut Some Slack" Quote & Some Easter Reflections Huckabee's full comment on Obama's Tuesday Speech and Some Personal Easter Reflections.

Friday, March 21, 2008 (11 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Polls Should Favor Obama from Now On Polls should favor Obama over Clinton and over McCain, now that he has regained his footing in the wake of FON's almost criminal attack on his character.

Thursday, March 20, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Obama's Path To The Nomination This is an inversion of an article in the New York Times about the narrowing of Hillary Clinton's changes -- this is Barack Obama's current path to nomination. And a meaningful completion of his campaign.

Sunday, March 16, 2008 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Steven Grossman's Departure from Democracy Steven Grossman is a former DNC chairman who has written an amazingly antidemocratic note to his fellow superdelegates soliciting their support for Hillary Clinton. No takers so far.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 (15 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Barack Obama's Faith and His Church The country is getting a needed education. FOX's campaign will not achieve their purpose. By the end of this more and more will recognize that what Jeremiah was saying was merely a recapitulation of what Malcolm X said, minus the threat of an eye for an eye which was also a part of Malcolm's message.

Friday, March 14, 2008 (24 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Our Crisis is Not Economic Our crisis is not economic. It is not even political. There is a much deeper and broader crisis afoot. This post seeks to see what it looks like.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How Barack Obama Can Move Beyond "Cult" & "Messiah" Charges An analysis of the rock-star adulation of Barack Obama and of criticism of his "cult-like" rallies. How best to counteract charges of being a messianic movement.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Spitzer's Fall -- I Am Not Shocked -- Quel Rectitude! Governor Spitzer's "fall" galvanized the newsroom of the New York Times and gave the MSM an entire evening of jaw-dropping and self-righteous discourse. There are better things to do.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Now Is The Time for All Good Superdelegates To Come To The Aid of Their Party This is a plea to all good progressives to appeal to superdelegates NOW to act to stop the potential war in the Democratic party.