Defenders of democracy can use these blogs that log the destruction wrought by the Trump regime to help resist, repair, make progress and stay vigilant .
The American Testament
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In 1974, spurred by the upcoming United States bicentennial, the Aspen Institute held a three-day conference to study three momentous American documents: the Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, and the Gettysburg Address. The conference proposed that those…
Civil War Soldier Statue a Simple Memorial, a Sign of Peace
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My father told me that the Civil War soldier statues of the two sides, as a sign of peace, face away from each other — those of the Union facing north, and those of the Confederacy facing south. Before us was a fine example — – the stone soldier on the square in Bedford, Ohio. …
Independence Day Acrostic and Quiz
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Acrostic: a line-by-line piece of writing where the first letter, or other certain letter, in each line forms a message when read from the top – down. In the piece below, read down through the first (boldfaced) letters after “Out of many ” to see the message.
Time and Global Warming March On, People Stir, ‘Grand Oil Party’ Must Go
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Tick, tick, tick, … (1896) It’s been 119 years since the scientist Svante Arrhenius published his formula for the greenhouse effect, and the idea that the burning of coal, by adding CO2 to the atmosphere, would raise the earth’s average…