A blog inspired by my favorite concept from Catholic social teaching, "the preferential option for the poor," which lies at the core of two flawed institutions to which I am loyal, the Democratic Party and the Catholic Church.
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Saturday, March 01, 2008
On Japanese Politics
My impressions of Japanese politics after a series of meetings in Tokyo with Japanese legislators from both the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the Democratic Party of Japan.