Patriotism and Nationalism

Patriotism and Nationalism

Abraham Lincoln once said: “My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.” Donal...

May 9th, 2017 |  


The mental limits of war

The mental limits of war

A Morning Consult poll winks at me from my inbox: 57 percent of Americans support more airstrikes in Syria.My eyeballs roll. Hopelessness permeates me...

May 8th, 2017 |  


After the Chemical Attack, It’s Time to Get Rid of the ‘Muslim Ban’

After the Chemical Attack, It’s Time to Get Rid of the ‘Muslim Ban’

When I saw footage of the alleged sarin gas attack in Syria, I felt ill.The whole episode, which killed up to 100 civilians in Syria’s Idlib pro...

May 8th, 2017 |  



Trump’s War on Urban ‘Carnage’ Was a Ruse

Trump’s War on Urban ‘Carnage’ Was a Ruse

One of President Trump’s favorite themes is what he calls “American carnage” — typified by “the violence” and R...

May 8th, 2017 |  


President Trump – Keep Us Out of Syria

President Trump – Keep Us Out of Syria

President Trump must not authorize troops on the ground in Syria. Once our troops are moved to a country, they never leave. Iraq and Afghanistan are c...

May 8th, 2017 |  


THEIR VIEW: The Problem With Too Much Information

THEIR VIEW: The Problem With Too Much Information

The job of being a citizen — and being a member of Congress — has gotten much harder of late. As sources of information proliferate and &#...

May 7th, 2017 |  


Brad Ross: Get the facts on GMOs

Brad Ross: Get the facts on GMOs

Many days during my commute to the office, I have followed a car with stickers in the rear window – as well as a small, slogan-bearing hula danc...

May 6th, 2017 |  


The president, rural voters and our future

The president, rural voters and our future

In last fall’s election, enough rural voters switched party allegiance to account for Trump’s victory in several key Midwest and Rust Belt...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


What Makes America Great?

What Makes America Great?

The airplane is packed shoulder to shoulder. In my row, sat a young couple from Texas. She is wearing a red “Make America Great Again” tee...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Struggling to Get on Track

Struggling to Get on Track

I have significant differences with Donald Trump’s political stances, but I want him to enjoy a successful presidency. It’s good for neith...

May 3rd, 2017 |