Whereas FDR – and Rockwell, his interpreter – fashioned the “Freedoms” as an argument for civilized democracy, today these ideals have been twisted as a justification for demagoguery, discrimination, and fear-mongering.
Boycotting Trump’s inauguration and holding protests outside his hotel is childish and accomplishes nothing.
Difficult discussions most continue on spending priorities, but that won't diminish what we know to be true: Our first responders are professional, effective, and have excellent leadership.
The state wants to deceive us into thinking that these cuts and privatization are changes that will actually benefit our loved ones. Do not take us for fools.
"I saw and heard a willingness from Democrats and Republicans to work together to begin pulling our state out of this budgetary mess."
The election of the nation’s first African-American president led to expectations that America would put its ugly racial past behind it and move forward into a more racially sensitive and tolerant future.
Forty years later I am still searching for the comfort and safety of small spaces and nooks.
German city confronts its terrible past and the result for a local Jewish leader is a lesson in atonement and forgiveness.
This is as good a time as any to clarify what swamps actually are and why they should be regarded as wonderful and valuable parts of nature
Without local newspapers to keep them honest, most, if not all, of the decisions made by municipal leaders would be kept entirely out of the public eye.
When I say “Happy Holidays,” I mean all three holidays of the season. They can and do co-exist and there are many of us who celebrate all or a combination.
Excitement seemed to overwhelm everyone. Carol singing, gift exchanges, and of course Santa, rounded out the evening.