American children are taught in grade school that the Pilgrims came to North America seeking religious freedom. In actuality, they had disembarked for America
In his autobiography Robert C. Byrd: Child of the Appalachian Coalfields he said “I know now I was wrong. Intolerance had no place in America. I apologized a thousand times … and I don’t mind apologizing over and over again.”
Proxmire in the elections where he eschewed campaign donations was still re-elected by large margins, 29 points in 1982 and 46 points in 1976.
One of the most contentious and emotionally charged issues in American politics today is the issue of abortion and a woman’s right to choose.
Visiting Montgomery, Alabama to see the civil rights sites, we walked over to the old train station along the riverfront. Inside what appears to
From the very beginning, Donald Trump has had difficulty understanding that the Justice Department is not like every other cabinet office. He does not have unilateral control of it. The Justice Department can bite back at him, and he doesn’t like it.
In May 2018, more than eleven hundred American economics teachers and economists, among them eleven Nobel Prize winners, banded together to sign an open
Awakened recently at four and then six in the morning by the clanking and booming of salt trucks and snow plows lumbering outside my
Bob Dole did everything that he could to get his ninety-five-year-old war-ravaged body once again to the U.S. Capitol, this time to pay a final tribute to his friend and rival, George H.W. Bush.
Nov. 11, now called Veterans Day, was originally Armistice Day, a commemoration of the end of World War I, in 1918, the cessation of