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The Day President Lincoln Became a Firefighter

The job of President of the United States can often be described as one of constantly putting out fires. Of course, we expect that to be a figurative description. 425 more words


Washington, DC: Ford's Theatre and Abraham Lincoln's Legacy

Abraham Lincoln holds a vital place in American history, and reminders of him can be found in many places throughout the nation’s capital, Washington DC. The Lincoln Memorial, located at the west end of the National Mall, is the most obvious dedication to the late President. 528 more words


Ole Miss Misses the Mark (Again)

Another event took place last week involving the never ending assault against the Confederacy. Ole Miss (University of Mississippi) announced its marching band won’t play “Dixie” at football games this fall. 281 more words

Three-Dimensional Democracy

“. . . faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”

Hebrews 11.1 (Holy Bible NRSV)

Surely, faith in democracy is a steadfast hope for a condition of self-rule that so far remains unrealized—a belief in the unseen.   660 more words


An Open Letter to Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson

Dear Senator Johnson,

In a recent interview, you complained about what you called the “higher education cartel” and called for abandoning the diploma process in favor of a certification process. 2,449 more words