Pope Franciss speech to the UN called for a coordinated international response to the plight of Christians in the Middle East and Africa: Christians, together with other cultural or ethnic groups, have been forced to witness the destruction of their places of worship, their cultural and religious heritage, their houses and property, and have faced the alternative either of fleeing or of paying for their adhesion to good and to peace by their own lives, or by enslavement.
In an American Way interview, Jan Hubbard addressed why Marshawn Lynch, the Seattle Seahawk superstar running back, so hates football interviews, Simply put, interviews about football are like tacklers. Lynch likes neither. Todays presidential candidates must feel the same way about campaign coverage
Today, it is easier to stay dependent on government and charity than to work your way to your own American Dream.
Donald Trump is the Mohammed Ali of politics.
Recently, a Birmingham, AL detective pulled over a motorist driving erratically.
Success and failure have always been built into the American free enterprise system. Youre challenged to dream your dream, work hard, save and secure your future.
Truth telling can be attractive, but loose-cannon leaders who cant work with others are not.
In a world where many live in urban areas with thousands passing them daily without a smile, a nod of recognition, a word of encouragement, or even a honk of protest, finding sustaining connections with people who care becomes increasingly important. Our families, when natural bonds are nurtured beyond the occasional get-togethers, can help provide that supportive community we so treasure.
Welcome to the state of political correctness run amuck! In training initiated by UC president Janet Napolitano, provides new guidelines for the 200,000-student University of California system faculty.
Hold bad cops responsible, but its time to let some of our good officers receive the coverage and honor they deserve.
Freedom by its very nature is often offensive. We may not agree with what is said or done, but America has always reserved the right, within legal limits, to let citizens exercise their freedom of speech, even if it offends the sensibilities of others.
A recent Pew Research Center study found there has been a big drop since 2007 in the number of Americans who identify as Christian. Although 70 percent of Americans still describe themselves as Christian, more people are identifying with no religion at all.
On my recent business trip to Switzerland, one story dominated the coverage on AmericaThe Baltimore Rioting. I couldnt understand the Swiss newscasters, but I saw the live-action coverage. A participant question during a break help me realize the impact of such coverage, Is the treatment of blacks by the police in America getting worse?
Last week, people from around the world stood in solidarity with the Jewish people on Yom HaShoah. Holocaust Remembrance Day is a solemn and sacred day of remembrance for the six million Jewish men, women, and children who perished in the Holocaust.
Little did the Starbucks barista know that in scribbling Race Together on the cup, hed launch an important conversation.
How is it possible to live in the midst of millions and still feel alone? Think of the walls between our homes, the single occupant cars inching along on our slow-moving parking lots known as LA freeways, and our dependence on digital Facebook friends and smart phone texting instead of actually getting together and talking.
When the going gets hard, do you have confidence in yourself to meet the challenge? Do you have what it takes to persevere?
In light of the fact that capitalism and free enterprise are often attacked for being mean, unfair, and even unchristian, can you name one non-capitalistic country where the poor have a higher standard of living and greater opportunity than America?
Some might ask, How can caring conservatives fight minimum wage, higher taxes on the rich, or more tax credits and government benefits for the less fortunate? Unfortunately, what often sounds and feels good doesnt produce the desired results of more jobs, higher standards of living for the middle class, more successful entrepreneurs, and less chronic poverty.
President Obamas State of the Union was a bridge to nowhere.