Tag Archives: Political discourse

How Did It Come To This?

Lately I’ve been brooding over this photograph: Isn’t it stunning? Less than 25 years ago, right here in America, but this image might as well be from another era on a different planet.

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“We’re Better than This”

I’m struck by the words of Representative Gabrielle Giffords’s Brother-in-law, Commander Scott Kelly, currently aboard the International Space Station. In an address to Mission Control after the shooting of Ms. Giffords, he said: We have a unique vantage point here aboard the … Continue reading

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