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Reconciliation is the word of the day, but how, practically speaking, does one get there? From leaders in Washington, we often hear of the need for a "national conversation about race." Again, how? And what doe...
Unspeakable, unimaginable, incomprehensible and unthinkable are the words we've heard and used to describe the horrific murders of nine African-Americans as they prayed in a Charleston, South Carolina, church.
Comments about recent events in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray provide a glimpse at perhaps one of our greatest challenges — perception. In this case, as in too many others involving polic...
That's a lot of turf to cover in a column, but the unifying theme is that we are slowly becoming a nation that pays greater heed to sensitivity than truth and that prefers the comfort of committee-crafted thoug...
There's nothing free about paid-for elections — unless everybody knows where the money came from. In post-reform America, too many are still giving large donations — but in the shadows.
Hillary Clinton's video to announce her candidacy borders on many themes, but she fails to adequately address what she is going to do for America, especially considering her amount of excessive baggage that her...
Excited protests against Indiana's recently passed religious freedom law have highlighted both America's growing support for same-sex marriage and our apparent incapacity to entertain more than one idea at a ti...
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is concerned about the seemingly growing racial divide in America and decided to use his considerable forum of 11,000 coffee shops to step up the conversation. However, it doesn't s...
In the wake of Republican Tom Schweich's suicide, we have the harrowing reminder that words can hurt and sometimes kill.
Now, in the litmus test du jour, Republican presidential candidates are being forced to indicate whether they agree with Giuliani and also whether they believe President Obama is a Christian who loves his count...