Citizenship

How do you handle an emergency?

What do you if you’re in the middle of a stage performance, medical staff are treating an audience member who has fallen ill, and the audience may be getting a little restless.

If you’re Tom Hanks, performing as the … Read More

Today, the news cycle is likely to be consumed by the summit meeting between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jung-un. To regular visitors to this site, you might be surprised to hear me say that I’m hoping things go well for both sides, truly.… Read More

On December 4, 2017, 28-year old Edgar Maddison Welch, of Salisbury, N.C. was arrested after he terrorized customers of Comet Ping Pong, a pizza restaurant in Washington, DC.

“When police arrived,” NBC News reported (Mar. 24), “Welch admitted driving to Washington with three loaded … Read More

I Was an F.B.I. Informant

Last Friday, President Trump ordered the Department of Justice to investigate the F.B.I. to determine if they implanted an informant to spy on the Trump campaign. There is no evidence to support the president’s allegation.

Many of Trump’s congressional allies, believing that federal investigators may … Read More

“What really makes it possible for a totalitarian or any other kind of dictatorship to rule is that the people are not informed. If everyone always lies to you, the consequence is not that you believe the lies, but that no one believes anything at Read More

Even though the turmoil in Washington tends to suck all the oxygen out of the news cycle each week, there are positive stories that deserve our attention and appreciation. Here are three.

Waffle House Hero –

Last month, James Shaw, Jr., who, at the risk … Read More

Yes, You Are!

Last Sunday, April 22, a 29-year old man entered a Waffle House restaurant near Antioch, Tennessee armed with an assault-style rifle prepared to kill many of the restaurants patrons.

Taking cover behind a swinging door, James Shaw, Jr. and his best friend, Brennan McMurry, looked … Read More