Courage

At the 1991 confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, law professor and former co-worker of Thomas, Anita Hill, gave graphic testimony regarding allegations of sexual harassment.

As reported by CBS News (Sept.19), here’s some of what Hill had to sit through.

Republican Senator … Read More

For years, during and after Watergate, that was the singular political question that many were interested in knowing the answer.

Deep Throat was the secret and anonymous source in the Executive Branch who pointed Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in the right … Read More

(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Halfway through the comedy City Slickers, Curly – the irascible, tougher-than-leather cowboy played by tough guy Jack Palance – unexpectedly dies on the trail. At his burial, the cook offers this short admonition to the Almighty:

“Lord, we give you Curly. Read More

“Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.”

“Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird.” 

“It’s a plane.” 

“It’s Superman!” 

“Yes, it’s Superman, strange visitor from another planet who came to … Read More

What We Need

In January 1969, I was roaming around a local bookstore. My second year in college and I had to select a non-fiction book to read and write a report for a history class.

History… what book am I going to find that’ll maintain my interest? … 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