Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Politics and Economics - period ended 1.15.2007

Politics and Economics/Smith, McIlvaine//Weighty issues await new lawmakers/Bradenton Herald/Bradenton/WA/USA/2-Jan-07//Fourteen of the freshmen are from Philadelphia and its suburbs, including Barbara McIlvaine Smith, who already is a familiar name to Pennsylvania political junkies. It was she who narrowly won the long-delayed and contested election in Chester County that tipped the balance of power in the House to the Democrats.

"The first step for all of us freshmen is to talk about good government and how we can bring it about. That is the directive voters gave us," said McIlvaine Smith, believed to be the only Quaker in the legislature and its only American Indian.. ...

Politics and Economics/Religious Diversity//Catholics top faith in new US Congress/CNN/Atlanta/GA/USA/4-Jan-07/Reuters/Reorganized Mormon 1; Quaker 1; Church of God 1; Muslim 1; Evangelical Lutheran 1; Church of the Nazarene 1; Evangelical Methodist 1.

Politics and Economics/Ofafa Maringo Friends Church//Mudavadi says ODM retreat to decide on vetting method/Kenya Times/Nairobi/Kenya/Africa/8-Jan-07//Speaking at Ofafa Maringo Friends Church in Nairobi where he attended a church service, Mudavadi said Luyia unity was for the good of the community but was ...

Politics and Economics/Nixon, Richard///Will another white male be elected president in 2008?/Christian Science Monitor/Boston/MA/USA/4-Jan-07//In addition to being males of northern European origin, all but two presidents were Protestants (John Kennedy was a Catholic and Richard Nixon was a Quaker) ...


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