Havoc in East Timor
The Fourth of July is a time for challenging ourselves on the state of the American proposition.
A tragic irony of the war in Iraq is that it is a Marine Corps unit that is suspected of the largest single atrocity so far reported there. For while the Marines have suffered a disproportionate number of casualties, they have also made an exemplary effort to treat Iraqi civilians with respect.
Books and Culture
Jon Meacham, managing editor of Newsweek and author of the bestselling book Franklin and Winston, states in American Gospel
John Updike has written a contemporary thriller, a first for him (after publishing 50 fiction and non-fiction books) and a pleasant surpr
No, Everyman, and [if] thou be once there Thou mayst never more come here,
Over the Memorial Day weekend I visited a friend who lives with his large family and who owns, improbably, a horse--a retired police hors