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Posts Tagged ‘Martin Luther King’

Presidential Politics and the American Soul

Presidential Politics and the American Soul

By Robert C Koehler When I want to believe that America is a democracy — indeed, to feel so deeply this is so that my soul trembles — I turn to Martin Luther King, who gave his life for it. He cried out for something so much more than a process: a game of winners and losers. He reached for humanity’s deepest yearning, for the connectedness of all people, for transcendence past hatred and the demonization of “the other.” He spoke — half a century ago — the words that ... Full Story

Loveland Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan.

Loveland Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 20

    LOVELAND—Dr. Ryan Ross, Dean of Student Development and Retention at Community College of Denver and esteemed recipient of the 2013 Humanitarian Award of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission will headline the annual Loveland MLK Celebration to honor the memory and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 20. The Colorado Holiday Commission’s Humanitarian Award is given to individuals who have given freely of their hearts to others, who ... Full Story

The Military Industrial Complex: The Enemy from Within

The Military Industrial Complex: The Enemy from Within

      By John W. Whitehead July 11, 2011     “Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes … known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few.… No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.”—James Madison   “When a nation becomes obsessed with the guns ... Full Story

The FBI: Going Rogue

The FBI: Going Rogue

By John W. Whitehead 2/14/2011 “The minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.”--J. Edgar Hoover The history of the FBI is the history of how America--once a nation that abided by the rule of law and held the government accountable for its actions--has steadily devolved into a police state where laws are unidirectional, intended as a tool for government to control the people and rarely the other way around. The FBI (then ... Full Story

Dream Big-Martin Luther King Day

Dream Big-Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day, celebrated as a national holiday on the third Monday of January, is this Monday, Jan. 18. This is also the date of the 2010 King Day of Service that celebrates the birthday of Dr. King by reminding people that his life was given in service to people of all races and creeds. In Colorado, most schools, government offices, banks and some businesses celebrate the day with a day off school or work. If you and your family would like to participate in this year’s King ... Full Story

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