“Absent His Touch!”

On December 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a somber, but resolute President Franklin Roosevelt, after strapping on steel braces to his legs, walked into the U.S. House chamber, supported by his son Jimmy. He addressed a joint session of Congress, and asked for a …

Wyoming and Refugees

If you recall, in response to the citizen push-back that WY Governor Mead received from his Sept 2013 letter to the US Office of Refugee Resettlement, Mead expressed his concerns about potential racism, and said he had called upon the WY Humanities Council “to consider ways to talk about refugees …

Should We Just Take Another Pill?

Most of us associate health with taking a pill. Whether it’s a Tylenol for arthritic pain, or the generic Carvedilol, used to treat heart failure and hypertension. The use of prescriptions increase commensurate with aging. It’s common knowledge of the danger of overdoses, or abuse of prescriptions-even over-the-counter drugs. We’re …

Cameos of Lawlessness?

There’s over 6900 languages worldwide. One should at least “read the language,” of our culture. As ordinary citizens, we’re no less than “cultural physicians,” diagnosing our Republic, often finding ourselves combating the symptoms, rarely getting at the underlying root problem when it comes to lawlessness, which is often expressed in …