Some things have time limits. Constitutions, the rule of law, and democratic republics can disappear in the twinkling of an eye. This is no time to blink.
Words like “caravan” have overtones and undertones. They allude to things that awaken hope or fear.
I’ve been watching the president’s hands lately. He’s doing something different with them.
We hear a lot about Narcissus. Less attention has been paid to the details of the myth and their currency in the U.S. political scene: the roles of Echo and the pond that confirm Narcissus’ claims for himself.
The way we understand “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” is shaped, to some extent, by different cultural experiences.
Polling and news institutions not only measure public opinion; they shape public discussion by the choices they make about which questions to ask.
When did a city of civilians become the training grounds for the U.S. Army, and why has there not been a louder outcry against the intrusive military presence?
King was as deeply committed to peace and to nonviolent, nonmilitary solutions to global problems as he was to ending racism.
“There are no oysters. There are no shrimp,” said Albert Naquin, chief of the Isle de Jean Charles Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw.
My son doesn’t want to get married. He just wants for anyone who chooses the covenant of marriage to have that choice.
The idea of keeping politics and religion separate is based on a shallow definition of religion as a professed creed rather than beliefs one practices daily in personal and public life.
Even the Navy estimates that increased sonar training will significantly harm marine mammals more than 10 million times during the next five years off the U.S. coast alone.
I’m embarrassed by how ridiculous the church debate is and how absurd this church family feud looks to the world.