Aaron D. Wolf
The world of work has gobbled up church life and politics, so that words like Christian and conservative and liberal correspond merely to a particular flavor of the five-year plans that once characterized communism and now characterize Western society.
Scott P. Richert
Abortion is no longer a “necessary evil” or an “unavoidable tragedy” or any of the other phrases designed both to acknowledge and to hide the reality of the act.
Emma Elliott Freire
A sign hangs in the waiting room of my doctor’s office. It advises patients how many appointments were missed in the previous month and how many work hours this cost the staff.
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In the final weeks of spring the Islamic State finally seemed to be in serious trouble. Its capital of Raqqa came under simultaneous pressure from forces supported by the Syrian government advancing from Palmyra in the southwest, and from the U.S.-supported (mainly Kurdish) Syrian Democratic Forces to the north.
In 40 years, the United States have not run a trade surplus. The most self-sufficient republic in all of history now relies for its necessities upon other nations. What might a Trumpian policy of Americanism over globalism entail?
The news was spread far and wide last weekend that George F. Will is no longer registered as a Republican and is now politically “unaffiliated,” owing to the GOP’s acceptance (however grudging) of Donald Trump as its presidential nominee.
I suspect that everyone in this area will remember where he was and who was with when the Cavaliers finally ended a championship drought that seemed poised to last forever, and that everyone who attended the parade will also long remember that amazing day of celebration.