Justin B. Fung

Tag: Iraq

Mourning

Yesterday was the Boston Marathon. Yesterday, two bombs killed at least three and injured over a hundred. My heart is so heavy from this. Yesterday a series of bomb blasts in Iraq killed at least 42 and wounded more than 250. My heart grieves. — Jesus said, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will […]

Whose side is God on? A outsider’s perspective on American Christianity

Original post: October 22, 2008; repost: March 30, 2010. I don’t tend to react very well when a person claims God for their agenda or their side or their country. As an American citizen, born and raised in Hong Kong, and educated in London, I have somewhat of an outsider’s perspective on the role of […]

The Obama Budget 2011

Jim Wallis says that budgets are moral documents, and that how we spend our money shows what our values are. Introduced today, President Obama’s $3.83 trillion budget treads a delicate balance between trying to get the economy going again and trying to bring down the massive inherited budget deficit.* Anyway, the budget for FY 2011 […]

Links of the Day, December 8

For those of you who missed the last couple Links, apologies–I was in New York City for the weekend. Pics to come soon. News More bombings in Iraq. Ambassador Eikenberry and General McChrystal endorse the President’s approach to Afghanistan. Google launches real-time search data. Green The UN declares the last decade the warmest on record. […]

Sobering numbers from Afghanistan and Iraq

Courtesy of Jen over at DISGRASIAN, a sobering look at some numbers. 911 The number of U.S. soldiers who have died in the war in Afghanistan. 2,266 The number of veterans under the age of 65 who died in 2008 because they were uninsured. 4,365 The number of U.S. soldiers who have died in the […]

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