Published October 31, 2010
Why vote? Because we believe that from the many voices speaking in the confidential and solitary sanctuary called the polling place we lift our voices up and sing this song called America.
Published October 27, 2010
When we engage in charged, malignant language, about some Americans sitting in the back of the bus, we are not moving forward. We are moving backwards in this country.
Published October 22, 2010
What we have right now in our country is a re-run of McCarthyism in the 1950s.
Published October 15, 2010
Thanksgiving came early this week. The rescue of 33 miners in Chile have reminded us to focus our own lens a little more closely on the things around us. To listen a little more carefully.
Published September 11, 2010
The best indicator of the state of our nation is not the iconic design of a memorial or the brilliant rhetoric of a politician’s September 11th dutiful remarks to tearful survivors. It’s how we respond to national challenge.
Published July 02, 2010
Our flag represents the deepest pride of our nation not our deepest prejudice. Our flag displays our history not our hysteria. It flies to announce our very best aspirations born of the toil of our very worst days.
Published November 05, 2009
The majesty of and power of the USS New York is striking in New York's Hudson River. -- From yesterday's pain there is pride. From sad sacrifice there is now certain strength and unshakeable resolve.
Published September 09, 2009
With four simple words the president can win portability, elimination of pre-existing conditions as a bar to insurance and a guarantee of health insurance when we are at our sickest. The words are -- "I hear you, America."
Published August 31, 2009
To change the way all of us live and die for selfish short term political gain by invoking a departed liberal hero is to lose the confidence of Americans.