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Obama’s Liberal Protestant Faith

Apparently many on the religious right are upset, even offended by remarks made by President Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast. I admit, I’m at a loss why.  Somehow his talk was taken as an attack on Christian faith even though Obama is a Christian, baptized, and spent two decades of his adult life as […]

An Unaffordable Aspect of the Affordable Care Act

When I started my PhD program at Florida State University, I had the option of waiving the student insurance, which I chose to do. Living on a measly stipend, even with the aid of student loans, did not lend itself to what I saw as a luxury: paying thousands of dollars for insurance to cover […]