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"An unjust, evil and futile war"

January 12, 2007 - As political leaders opposed to the Iraq tragedy struggle to find their voice, and progressives generally grapple with the role of faith, it's valuable to look back at the words of a minister from Georgia, only 38 years old at the time, who we honor this weekend.

The return of Trent Lott

November 18, 2006 - Here at Facing South, we were as surprised as all of you to read about the revival of Sen. Trent Lott (R-MS), who was driven from Republican leadership in 2003 after waxing nostalgic for the days of the Old Confederacy. By a vote of 25 to 24, Lott will become whip for the now-minority GOP.