The proclamation, a wartime act of necessity, turned the tide on slavery.
The race-bait politics that have defined the Republican Party since Nixon’s “Southern strategy” in 1968 may well be reaching its end date.
If the new Alabama is to continue to grow, it needs better schools. It needs to educate and attract well-trained workers.
Republicans are putting the finishing touches on a tax bill that takes from the poor to give to the rich.
Against the odds, Doug Jones might be able to bring together a new coalition. If he succeeds, it will open the door for other changes.
As we continue in the struggle for human rights, remember that God will see us through, even in our midnight moments.
The damage that is being done at home and abroad is immense, but as the old gospel song teaches, “We’ve come too far, we can’t turn back now.”
By voting, we gain power. By choosing not to vote, we surrender it. We cannot afford to do less than our best.
Without representation, the 3.4 million people in Puerto Rico must depend on the kindness of their fellow citizens.
Disagreements on policy and on principle, however, do not erase the reality that John McCain is a man of the Republic, serving it with honor.