“To meet the challenge of our times… we must first defeat the enemy within.” —Robert F. Kennedy
While Kennedy was addressing corruption in labor unions, he could have spoken those words today, given the multiple challenges we face:
— A massive virus; unemployment; a struggling … Read More
Some citizens in Wolfford, Texas see the refusal to wear a mask to protect others as a principled stand.
“I’m not doing it because I woke up in a free country.”
“… we’re done with all that.”
“…we don’t care.”
Facing a tidal wave of … Read More
On March 9, Fox pundit Sean Hannity said, “…if you are over the mass hysteria, if you’re over politicizing and weaponizing the coronavirus, you are not alone…. I’m sure in the end, the mob and the media — well, they will be advancing their new … Read More
While I never served in the military, my 95-year old father served in World War II in a series of fierce battles in the Hürtgen Forest, a painful experience he has only spoken of once, even after he was awarded a Bronze Star.
What … Read More
Apologies. I’m working on a special project that has taken up yesterday and today. “What We Need to Be,” is scheduled for Monday.
“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the … Read More
During the times that try our souls, inspiring wisdom is needed more than ever. Perhaps it’s time to remind ourselves of those who, by their words, encourage us to live out of our better angels.
“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re … Read More
The history of this country has been written by how we have faced great crises. While many occurred on the world stage, many more have been internal struggles on behalf of equal justice and equality for all.
However, these latest protests, largely peaceful, are unequaled.… Read More