Citizenship

Coming Monday: The Ethical Take: “Attack on America” Edition

One of the most unforgettable and tragic news stories of the last 60 years took place in November 1963.

I never saw it until years later because I was sitting in my High School Homeroom class … Read More

This is the second of two commentaries about Maj. John Baldwin (Ret.) chest surgeon extraordinaire. Wednesday’s commentary talked about Baldwin’s quick thinking and skillful hands as a young resident. This piece story goes back in time to 1951.

In 1951, nuclear testing continued with a … Read More

Social media and video-sharing sites have become the new weapon of choice by activists. The problem is the lack of responsibility shown by some users and readers of information that is used to exploit fears and biases with false theories and propaganda.

E.g. David Hogg … Read More

During a conversation with a friend about the Parkland school shooting, I was struck by something she said: “I’m not a Republican or a Democrat; I’m an American.”

Wednesday’s news was consumed with the aftershock of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The first … Read More

Okay, he knows how to ride a horse perhaps as well as conservationist president Teddy Roosevelt.  And he was a Navy SEAL for more than 20 years. Does that qualify him to be the Secretary of the Interior to serve and protect our National Parks?… Read More

The last two days have just moved us closer to a nuclear war than at any time since the 1962 Cuban missile crisis.

At least Russia’s Khrushchev and the United States’s Kennedy not only had hope but reason working in their favor. At this moment, … Read More

“History,” author and historian David McCullough observes, “is a larger way of looking at life. It is a source of strength, of inspiration. It is about who we are and what we stand for and is essential to our understanding of what our own role … Read More