Day: December 26, 2013

Dedicated to Persons We Lost in 2013


Mahalia Jackson– “A City Called Heaven”

Noted Persons We Lost in 2013


CNN

IN MEMORIAM

“Inequality isn’t important? That’s just wrong”


MSNBC

By Timothy Noah

President Obama observed, in a December 4 speech, that “a dangerous and growing inequality and lack of upward mobility” are “the defining challenge of our time.” This seemingly self-evidentstatement prompted many people—not all of them conservative—to argue that all this talk about income inequality is overblown. They happen to be wrong, but the inequality backlash has gathered sufficient strength that it’s worth reviewing their arguments.

…President Obama’s insistence on talking about inequality is not only apt; it is, given the especially direturn this trend has taken during his presidency, pretty brave. The problem was one-third of a century in the making and won’t be halted overnight. But isn’t it time to start trying?

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BIBLE VERSE OF THE DAY


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LUKE 2:28-32

he took him up in his arms and blessed God and said, “Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel.”

Today in History, December 26th


2013: THE YEAR IN PICTURES


MSNBC

PHOTO ESSAY – SLIDESHOW

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