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White America’s ‘Broken Heart’

On Sunday, at the Corinthian Baptist Church in Des Moines, former President Bill Clinton, looking frail and sounding faint, stumped for his wife, working through her qualifications with a husband’s devotion and a Svengali’s facility. But one thing he said stood out to me for its clear rhetorical framing. He attributed much of the anger that’s present in the electorate to anxiety over a changing demographic profile of the country, but then said: We are going to share the future. The only question is: What will be the terms of the sharing?....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

Hikmah

Gentleness fails not to create beauty in everything, and it is not taken away from anything without causing ugliness. (hadith)

Quotable Quotes

Today the real test of power is not capacity to make war, but capacity to prevent it - Anne O'Hare McCormick

Humour Without Malice

An old woman came to the Prophet (pbuh) and said: "O Messenger of Allah, pray to Allah that I will enter Paradise." He said jokingly, "O Mother of So-and-so, no old women will enter Paradise." The old woman went away crying, so the Prophet (pbuh) said, "Tell her that she will not enter Paradise as an old woman, for old women will enter Paradise in their prime youth." - Reported by al-Tirmidhi.

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