INSPIRATION IS IN THE AIR

Inspiration is underestimated. At the seminal level, it is the reason there is a United States of America. It is the reason the Civil War concluded as it did. Saints were inspired to act sacrificially and we lesser humans can all tell stories about those who inspired...

END THE DEBATE, GET SERIOUS

Planes were turned into bombs! New York and Washington were under attack. These facts and the gruesome aftermath awakened America and its intelligence and law enforcement agencies. As various post-9/11 inquiries made clear, our intelligence and law enforcement...

OUTRAGE COSTS

Oxygen is life-giving. When somebody remarks that a given person’s dominant personality “takes all the oxygen out of the room” they mean that the others in the room become lifeless. Most American journalists and especially pundits have become lifeless — outrage has...