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New Source of Mayhem and Death Stalks Illinois
New Source of Mayhem and Death Stalks Illinois
Chicago murders were down in July, and the overall crime rate is down 10 percent. However, a new source of injury, mayhem and death hit Illinois when drastic Medicaid cuts went into effect.
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Does House GOP Fail Abiding Test of God's Love?
Does House GOP Fail Abiding Test of God's Love?
How do you know a person, group or nation abides in God's love? They help those in need when they possess the resources. With the House GOP seeking deep domestic cuts, do they pass?
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Obama Protects the Powerful Over the Poor
Obama Protects the Powerful Over the Poor
In the debt-ceiling debate, President Obama caved in to those who demanded drastic cuts to programs to help the needy, children and elderly. He needs to believe in social justice enough to fight for it.
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What a Mustard Seed Teaches about Government's Size
What a Mustard Seed Teaches about Government's Size
Activists for smaller government must be delighted to know we soon will have fewer teachers, caseworkers and drug counselors. Instead of asking if government's too big, we should ask if it's providing essential services.
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How Will Churches React to British Government's Cuts?
How Will Churches React to British Government's Cuts?
Hundreds of thousands of people protested government cuts in Great Britain. Whether their voices make a difference or not, churches must be ready to respond to new opportunities for ministry and service.
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Could Congress' Cuts Silence StoryCorps' Voices?
Could Congress' Cuts Silence StoryCorps' Voices?
As Congress weighs cutting public broadcasting's funding, one organization that would be affected is StoryCorps, which records and archives the unique stories of ordinary Americans.
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What Would Jesus Cut From Federal Budget?
What Would Jesus Cut From Federal Budget?
The current conservative resurgence of anti-government spending is focused on monies that are intended for the poorest and most vulnerable of our society. Is this what Jesus would cut?
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Elected Officials Use Deficit as Political Pawn
Elected Officials Use Deficit as Political Pawn
The House GOP has proposed $61 billion in budget cuts, knowing Senate Democrats will reject their proposal. Both parties seem more interested in getting re-elected than working together for the good of all.
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Will Politicians Heed Lincoln's Words of Compassion?
Will Politicians Heed Lincoln's Words of Compassion?
As Presidents Day nears, it's a good time to recall Abraham Lincoln's words during his second inaugural, calling the country to care for the widow and orphan. If only the House GOP would embody his words.
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What Will House Republican Budget Cuts Do to Churches?
What Will House Republican Budget Cuts Do to Churches?
House Republicans are placing low-income Americans at risk with their proposed spending cuts. When the poor turn to churches for help, churches won't have the resources to make up such cuts.
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