Byline: By DON ROBINSON

Over the last four decades, pollsters have been asking people whether they think the country is “heading in the right direction.” In 1980, as...

In his First Inaugural Address, Abraham Lincoln said, “We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.” To disenthrall means to...

The presidential campaign of 2020 is gathering steam. Donald Trump and Mike Pence will run for reelection. Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are...

We are living through another national nightmare. The first one led to Richard Nixon’s near impeachment and resignation in 1974.As midterm...

For the past year, culminating last week in an especially bizarre period, Americans have lived through a political nightmare.To get our bearings...

Twelve score and two years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition...

Despite a cascade of political conflicts agitating our public discourse, the issue of gun control is showing amazing resilience.Young people...

Chuck Todd, anchor of “Meet the Press,” said this week that people are beginning to wonder if our governing institutions can withstand what the...

February is Black History Month. Its precursor was launched by historian Carter G. Woodson, founding editor of The Journal of Negro History.In 1926...

Donald Trump’s first year in office ended with the federal government shut down. The president was benched, sidelined at his resort in Florida. He...

President Trump has proclaimed himself the victorious generalissimo of the war to save Christmas. The claim is typical Trumpian braggadocio. Its...

It is worth remembering how Thanksgiving became a national holiday.President Lincoln proclaimed it in October 1863, about four months after the...

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