"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free ... it expects what never was and never will be." -- Thomas Jefferson
This is a football story with both political and legal implications.
President-elect Donald Trump's flirtation with Mitt Romney as a possible pick for secretary of state has injected a sliver of hope and change into an evolving administration that could use some.
Was this a "change election"? Donald Trump's victory is widely attributed to the public's thirst for something new, which he represented and Hillary Clinton didn't.
Last Thanksgiving our family had two dogs and two cats. It's looking like not long after this holiday, we'll be down to two.
After a week managing the transition, vice president-elect Mike Pence took his family out to the Broadway musical "Hamilton."
A few days ago, a black woman I know got a text from a friend who asked what she'd be wearing "to the slave auction in January."
Of all the losers in this season of discontent, the mainstream media top the list. I don't say this lightly, and I sincerely fear that loss of faith in journalism ultimately will cause more harm to the nation than any outside enemy could hope to.
There were plenty of agitated and even hysterical reactions to Donald Trump's election victory, but none more surprising than the one expressed in a direct mail letter I got a couple of days afterward.
Most American newspapers, especially the influential ones, wrote more words about the death of singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen than their readers wanted to (or did) read.
Speaking in Greece on his valedictory trip to Europe as president, Barack Obama struck a familiar theme: "(W)e are going to have to guard against a rise in a crude form of nationalism, or ethnic identity, or tribalism that is built around an 'us' and a 'them' ...
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