Maps of Canada

One cool-but-not-cold day in October, a man and a woman open a practice in a brownstone on Olny Street in Ghent. A place where tired people can tell their stories, and others only listen. …

If Muslims, based on messages handed down from their contemporary “prophets,” attempted to overturn (by force) an American election, we would call them radicalized Islamic terrorists.

Right?

So what to call a small segment of American Christians who, based on messages handed down from their contemporary “prophets,” attempt to overturn (by force) an American election?

Apparently, the word is “patriots.”

The blind men could never, not if they had pondered a million years, have determined it was elephant. They knew rope and tree and spear and snake. They had touched rope to their faces. Before they had lost their vision, they had climbed tree with friends. They had tasted the…

I served so that you and I could live in a nation where everyone has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I served so that you and I could live in a nation where all are treated equally under the law. I served so we could…

Father Greg Boyle, a priest in Los Angeles runs what is essentially a gang rehabilitation center. He finds jobs for men and women who have done terrible, terrible things, and when he cannot find them jobs, he offers them work.

Father Greg tells the story of a drive-by shooting in…

Dear Friends and Family,

Was my service in vain?

On one hand you say, “Thank you for your service and sacrifice.”

And on the other, you support to a man who is destroying the very thing I served and sacrificed for.

This is not an attack on your character. I…

Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

I created Donald Trump. I really did. And maybe you did, too.

Consider this. Does anyone really believe Donald Trump can stand on his own intellect, leadership, or judgment? Okay. Maybe a few do. But even many of his own supporters know better. And they’ll tell you so. …

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