Bill Moyers Journal : Faith and E...

Bill Moyers Journal : Faith and Economic Justice

There are 18 comments on the www.pbs.org story from Jul 4, 2009, titled Bill Moyers Journal : Faith and Economic Justice. In it, www.pbs.org reports that:

BILL MOYERS: What do you think is the story of America right now? If you had to write that story, very briefly, what is the story that's unfolding, as we talk?

SERENE JONES: It's a story about sin and grace, and it's about the brokenness of human beings and our capacity to delude ourselves, all the way into the international collapse of all that we stand for. To get caught up in fictions that we write about the ways in which we should structure our lives together. We are seeing, played out before us, that classic Protestant claim that we can be caught up in sin and not even know we are in sin.

BILL MOYERS: What do you mean by sin? I mean, that's a theological term that many people have said is out of date.

SERENE JONES: Yeah. So this is one of the big debates of the course. I love sin. It is not out of date. This financial crisis should show is that it is in fashion. Sin, for me, describes the fact that we are born thrown into this world, and we are, no matter how hard we try, because of the complexity of how we're put together, destined to make massive mistakes.

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“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#2 Jul 4, 2009
bill moyers ... the 60's homophobe morphs into the new millenia moron...

(not taking ANYTHING away from you, iria ... YOU'RE a moron for the ages)
Populist

New York, NY

#3 Jul 4, 2009
Imperial Constantinian Christian elites ( Falwell, Robertson, Dobson, Hagee ) do not believe in the separation of church and state. Since Constantine’s conversion a terrible co-joining of the church and state was institutionalized.

The Republican right wing fascist party has implemented an imperial Constantinian fundamentalist empire.( Phony Christians )

They believe in the prosperity gospel, market spirituality, money-obsessed churches, tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans even after September 11, 2001 and in a time of war.
Bush fascist Republicans want to do away with all government social justice programs.

Constantine himself flouted his piety even as he continued to dominate and conquer peoples. Sound familiar?( George “W”rong Bush )

These Bush fascist fundamentalist Republicans are all drunk drinking the Rush “From Drugs” Lying Corporatist Limbaugh ( Kool-Aid )

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Newt Gingrich and his neo-con Republicans took control of Congress back in 1994 to 2006. 12 straight years.

When Bush stole the election in 2000 most of his 8 years he had a Republican House, Republican Senate, Republican Governors of most States and Republicans in most State Houses all across America.

Plus the Supreme Court has been Republican for decades.

The Republican party could have overturned Roe v. Wade for many years and they did not do it.

Republicans need that issue for votes so I believe they will never undo Roe vs. Wade.

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Can You Afford To Retire? Video
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The baby boomer generation is headed for a shock as it hits retirement: many of them will be long on life expectancy but short on savings. The two main strategies for funding retirement -- lifetime pensions and 401(k)-style savings plans -- are in serious trouble. In "Can You Afford to Retire?" FRONTLINE correspondent Hedrick Smith ("Is Wal-Mart Good for America?") investigates this looming financial crisis and the outlook for middle-class Americans.(more)»
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A Culture of Corruption
Let's Save Our Democracy by Getting Money Out of Politics
by Bill Moyers / April 6, 2006
http://tinyurl.com/pruus
http://www.commondreams.org/views06/0406-29.h...

Moyers on Impeachment
A Bill Moyers Essay on the role impeachment in American politics.
July 13, 2007 Video
http://tinyurl.com/2otn93
www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/07132007/watch.htm...
Moyertard

Longmont, CO

#4 Jul 4, 2009
What a tard
Populist

New York, NY

#5 Jul 4, 2009
Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich- and Cheat Everyone Else
http://tinyurl.com/ydf6r6 / April 18, 2004
One of the country's top investigative reporters reveals how the richest people within the top 1 percent of the country has rigged the tax code and other laws in its favor.
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston has been breaking pieces of this story on the front page of The New York Times for nine years, work for which one business school professor calls him ìthe de facto chief tax enforcement officer of the United Statesî. With Perfectly Legal, he puts the whole shocking narrative together in a way that will stir up media attention and make readers angry about the state of our country. And he has sound advice on what to do.
http://www.booknotes.org/Program/...

Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense
(And Stick You with the Bill) January 18, 2008
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston joins us to talk about his new book,“Free Lunch: How the Wealthiest Americans Enrich Themselves at Government Expense (And Stick You with the Bill).” Johnston reveals how government subsidies and new regulations have quietly funneled money from the poor and the middle class to the rich and politically connected.
http://www.democracynow.org/2008/1/18/free_lu...

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#7 Jul 4, 2009
carey529 wrote:
bill moyers ... the 60's homophobe morphs into the new millenia moron...
(not taking ANYTHING away from you, iria ... YOU'RE a moron for the ages)
It seems that you are the homophobe. Why, Jackson?

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#8 Jul 4, 2009
If Moyers had this conversation with Bozo the Clown, the comments would have been about slapstick and timing, not sin and grace... TIMING, NOT SIN !

“Try an take 'em ya Varmint”

Since: Jul 08

Rio Rancho

#9 Jul 4, 2009
Bill Moyers couldn't recognize the truth if it crawled up his butt, came out his mouth, bit him on the nose and said hello.
PooPoo Platter

Naperville, IL

#11 Jul 5, 2009
Mr_Bill wrote:
<quoted text>
It seems that you are the homophobe. Why, Jackson?
LOL!!!

Defective character. Or maybe a problem with his DNA.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#13 Jul 5, 2009
PooPoo Platter wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL!!!
Defective character. Or maybe a problem with his DNA.
aren't you the same guy that whined about unprovoked attacks, nancy?

apparently, when YOU do it, it's fine, when it's done TO YOU it's not...

typical, predictable and pathetic.
su par

Deland, FL

#14 Jul 5, 2009
TO POPULIST: There is no Republican right wing. Only the talk of it. It makes people feel better to talk it up while the nation moves more and more left. The Supreme Court has been 5 to 4 since Reagan. You would figure it be 7 to 2 if the Republicans had control for all those years you wrote on your thread.
Citizen

Brandenburg, KY

#15 Jul 5, 2009
Not much has changed since its conquest, greed, lies, hate and genocide, continues. That is, the legacy of this United States.
crazy ox3thong

Bradenton, FL

#16 Jul 5, 2009
Mr_Bill wrote:
<quoted text>
It seems that you are the homophobe. Why, Jackson?
he jealous that Bill had de Theologic Degree! and Carey only Low School Diplomasssss?:-0 Bill need more FunDo :-0 JuneLie you need more FunDid toooo ?:-0
crazy ox3thong

Bradenton, FL

#17 Jul 5, 2009
carey529 wrote:
<quoted text>
aren't you the same guy that whined about unprovoked attacks, nancy?
apparently, when YOU do it, it's fine, when it's done TO YOU it's not...
typical, predictable and pathetic.
JackSon, MissourRe:-0
crazy ox3thong

Bradenton, FL

#18 Jul 5, 2009
Cravczec wrote:
Bill Moyers couldn't recognize the truth if it crawled up his butt, came out his mouth, bit him on the nose and said hello.
hellO or heLow?:-0 trying to tricktreeOnotry?:-)
crazy ox3thong

Bradenton, FL

#19 Jul 5, 2009
PooPoo Platter wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL!!!
Defective character. Or maybe a problem with his DNA.
how is yo fire cracker&bbq? waiting for next one? LatePer Day?:-0
Ross

Tuscaloosa, AL

#20 Jul 5, 2009
About once a week TOPIX has something about that half-wit Moyers. He is nothing more than a '60s liberal with a stale message.

...been there done that.

TOPIX is this the best you can do?
Seeking truth

Evansville, IN

#21 Jul 5, 2009
Mr_Bill wrote:
<quoted text>
It seems that you are the homophobe. Why, Jackson?
Sure you don't mean "homo"?
Measurement

Shreveport, LA

#23 Jul 6, 2009
Moyers howls @ the moon on a monthly basis. Dog barks whilst Moyers howls.

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