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Pollyanna Despairs

Some Republicans said reasonably appropriate things about Trump’s abandonment of the Western alliance and embrace of our enemy. That’s nice.

But there is good reason for despair. 327 more words


Sunday Morning

Often people are moved to tears by sadness, but occasionally people are moved to tears by goodness. That’s what happens to the audiences of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” 418 more words


Conservative Trump critics, allies go to the mattresses

Republican family feud — or is it war?
And why is this blog too long?

The Squire of Stately Blaska Manor enjoys nothing so much as a no-holds-barred blood feud. 1,061 more words

Donald Trump

Guest comment: Evangelicals and Trump

This is the week of “The Fourth of July.”  Time to think of what my American friends and relatives are up to, and why a large religious voting block has been enthusiastically  behind a president who lives by no discernible moral code.  570 more words


Bournemouth snap up Wales' Brooks from Sheffield United

Wales international David Brooks has joined Bournemouth from Sheffield United for a reported £10million fee.

The 20-year-old midfielder, who represented England at under-20 level, put pen to paper on a four-year contract at the Vitality Stadium. 168 more words

Premier League News

Opinion | Republican or Conservative, You Have to Choose - The New York Times

This piece by David Brooks is smart and insightful.  He makes a compelling case for the communitarian roots of Conservatism as an ideology.  “Being a Republican” or “being a Democrat” are not ideologies.  338 more words


Maybe we can't get past our pain, but we can get past our tunnel vision

Canyon de Chelly, Arizona © Dave DuBay

I just finished watching Ken Burns’ documentary series on the Roosevelts. Eleanor Roosevelt is known to history as a kindhearted person, a woman of character who treated others with human dignity. 727 more words