These days, Washington is loaded with bad news, cynicism, corruption, and perhaps more division than we have all seen in our lifetimes.
But at Thirteenth Street and Potomac Avenue, the kindness of strangers still exists and … so does gratitude.
As reported by WUSA, channel … Read More
In the midst of trouble and turmoil in our nation’s Capitol, a giant of a man, a fervent spokesman of equality for all and a representative of the state of Maryland quietly passed from this world. And the divisive infighting in Congress paused for a … Read More
José Andrés is the celebrity chef known round the world, not just for his popular cuisines, but as commander-in-chef and founder of World Central Kitchen.
Not only does he go to countries ravaged by hurricanes and floods, he literally feeds millions.
“Nearly two … Read More
Two recent stories prove two things: first that there is much more to the news than what happens in Washington; second, that sportsmanship and compassion are alive and well.
In the 5000-meter race of the Track and Field World Championships in Doha, Qatar, Jonathan Busby … Read More
I’ve been fortunate enough to call Peace Studies scholar and teacher Colman McCarthy a friend for a number of years now. Last month, he wrote a commentary on singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez. In the piece, Baez reflects on the fact that today, we … Read More
Thank God It’s Vacation time!
While the media continues to give this President the attention he craves, I’m unplugging from it all.
In the meantime, I’ve selected some of the most popular commentaries. From the Philippines to Saudi Arabia; from the Netherlands to the United … Read More
While in office, President Harry Truman was well-known by his fans for not suffering fools lightly, politicians or military. A frequent chant from supporters was, Give’em Hell, Harry!
Looking toward the brighter side, a good friend of mine signs his e-mails, Give’em Heaven.
With that … Read More