EDITORIAL: Reconciliation: Fourteen Points

“You salute the rank, not the man.” Maj. Richard Winters to Capt. Herbert Sobel Dialogue from the TV series“Band of Brothers”  Exit polls indicate that only 37...

Editorial: Undecided? – Blue

If you intend to cast a vote for the next President of the United States and are still “undecided” about which candidates you’ll vote...

Editorial: States’ Rights – Blue

It is with no little irony that, in the years following the Party of Lincoln’s absorption of the followers and disciples of Strom Thurmond,...

Suppressing the Vote – Blue

This year, more than any year in recent memory, the worst of the GOP really doesn’t want you to vote, and is doing everything...

Respectable Racism – Blue

Critics of Great Britain’s June 23 decision to leave the European Union cite many reasons and much research to support their opposition. Ongoing economic uncertainty...

The Party of Lincoln? – Blue

“It is the eternal struggle between two principles, right and wrong, throughout the world. It is the same spirit that says ‘you toil and...

Better Trump than Hillary? – Blue

“By the end of his first 100 days as the nation’s 45th leader, the wall with Mexico would be designed, the immigration ban on...

“Crisis” in “Higher Education” – BLUE

Commentary, Norman Podhoretz’s once liberal monthly gone cranky neo-right, recently described at some length, “The New Dark Ages on Campus.” Jon Zimmerman, on-line in Aeon,...

Fleeced – Blue

The current state of state of the GOP reminds me of nothing so much as the myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece. Jason, you...

Holidays. Why is this Still a Thing? – BLUE

With apologies to John Oliver, why ARE some of our “national holidays” still “a thing?”  In one sense, they aren’t, and never have been.  Believe it...