We remember three good citizens (and then three more) who left us in body in 2022, but not in spirit, as well as the works and inspiration they left behind for us to build on...

January 6th has become a day that will live in infamy, but thanks to the man who uttered those words about the first such occasion, there's another, better reason to remember and act on it...

Merriam-Webster chose "gaslighting" as theirs, but to us, this was the year when our country finally started cooking with gas again, and "democracy" had to be the word for that...

All across America, Trump-backed candidates did something last month he's never been able to do himself--give a concession speech. And the other concessions generated in his name are getting stale...

As the first third week in November approaches in relative peace and hope, we express our thanks to the many Americans of many kinds who, in many ways, made it so...

The campaigns of individual candidates often have theme songs; this year's midterms seem to have a theme *album* and *film,* Talking Heads 1984 live opus, "Stop Making Sense"...

Public education has long been one of the pillars upon which democracy has been built. Today, it's under siege, and like elementary math, the solutions are both simple and hard...

Our flag and Constitution are both tapestries in support of our more perfect union. Our founding documentis increasingly multi- hued, but is our flag--and our democracy--unfurling or unraveling?...

The hard times ahead will require and provide a plethora of opportunities for small business and entrepreneurs to stand up, step out, lean in, deal and deliver for the home team...

It's a highly infectious disease of the economy in which the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. There's no vaccine, no known cure, but there could be new treatments derived from an old remedy...