If there is any single trait that defines Americans, it is optimism.
The original question the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign was to answer was a simple one: Did he do it?
After the dizzying rush of revelations and accusations of sexual assault and sexual harassment by movie moguls, actors, senators, editors, talking heads, bible-thumping candidates for office and all manner of other powerful men, American society finds itself at a crossroads. Women, by and large, feel a little vindicated. Men feel wary.
In the run-up to Christmas, President Donald Trump was the beneficiary of some surprisingly good news and glad tidings.
President Trump, every Republican senator, and the GOP majority in Speaker Paul Ryan's House just put the future of their party on the line.
Two days after Thanksgiving, our son-in-law left our home to go out for a run and, upon his return, rang our doorbell.
Given the improbable events of the past two years, it is almost impossible for anything to happen that would really surprise the American people. They could, however, wake up any morning to a horrific shock: mushroom clouds billowing on the Korean Peninsula.
Collective groans greeted the New York subway system's decision to stop referring to passengers as "ladies and gentlemen."
A president deserves partial credit for a strong economy. The current economic numbers are good, so to the extent that gratitude is due, let us offer it. Thank you, President Obama.
Just two years ago, 65-year-old Peggy Wallace Kennedy stood on the steps of the Alabama Capitol and renounced the acts of hate her father had committed there.
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