To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, October 25, 2020

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Guiding Principle? Human Rights

FRANK P. BELCASTRO Dubuque, IA President Bush tried to use his final days in office to push through a free trade agreement with Colombia that...

The Truth About Male Senators

BY VIRGINIA BLUE JEANS JENNER Old white guys on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee have an opinion on everything but an opinionated woman bugs them. Take...

Time To Prosecute

FRANK P. BELCASTRO Dubuque, IA President Obama must investigate Bush Administration officials. The world is watching what he will do. The question is how can...

Why ‘Black’?

BY RON DU BOIS Barack Obama's skin color is similar to that of many Latinos yet we don't call Latinos "black." The skin tone of Native...

Bush’s Formula For Success

FRANK P. BELCASTRO Dubuque, Iowa The members of the Bush Administration may have been the most disastrous dreamers, the most reckless gamblers, and the most...
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