Tag Archives: Martin Luther King

What if the passion was never there?

Obama blew it. That’s the point of a long piece in today’s NYT by an exasperated academic who has stopped pretending Obama is the second coming of Martin Luther King: …[King] preached the gospel of nonviolence, but he knew that … Continue reading

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MLK honored, Tucson-style

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem. — Martin Luther King Jr., 1963 Take a look at the truly fine citizens who lined up Saturday in irony-free Tucson for … Continue reading

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Obama vs. the desert of the real

We may not be able to stop all evil in the world, but I know that how we treat one another is entirely up to us. I believe that for all our imperfections, we are full of decency and goodness, … Continue reading

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