Topic: Abraham Lincoln
A Christian Science perspective.
01/24/2011 08:35 am
The John F. Kennedy inaugural address was 50 years ago to the day and is the subject of Google’s Thursday home-page doodle.
01/20/2011 10:53 am
The idea that we can overcome our history and our baser instincts is the message great leaders send in times of tragedy and tension. It is the stuff of great speeches, and it is what President Obama gave the nation Wednesday night.
01/13/2011 11:18 am
These history books remind us that the shooting in Tuscon is not the first time Americans have confronted violence directed at politicians.
01/11/2011 05:39 pm
The past year in US politics has been full of more alienation and polarization than at any time since 1861, all of it now capped off in the Arizona shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. As in 1861, today's divide has opened up over a single deep question. But this fundamental collision of values doesn't mean violence is inevitable.
01/10/2011 10:06 am
Tax filing deadline pushed back because of Washington, D.C., holiday.
01/05/2011 07:09 am
Michael Steele faces strong opposition in his bid to be reelected as chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC). At a debate Monday, his four opponents accused him of mismanagement.
01/03/2011 05:45 pm
Politics used to be the art of the possible. Now it's the art of making pledges that render dealmaking untenable.
12/15/2010 01:16 pm
White House Christmas tree ornaments: Irene Bechtler found a way to turn her tree into a tribute to US history - one gold-plated ornament at a time.
12/07/2010 09:41 am
Is the establishment GOP ganging up on Sarah Palin? In the ongoing drama that is Palin’s political reality show, score this past week “Blue bloods 3, Palin zip.”
12/05/2010 01:31 pm