I had invited one of our regular bloggers to comment on the "desert cross" controversy--a Supreme Court case deciding the appropriateness of a cross erected on Mojave National Preserve to honor World War I dead.
As a struggling Catholic, the uproar and division caused by conservative U.S.
Cable news and the blogosphere heated up with a new controversy in the lead-up to a noon-time address that President Obama gave as a http://www.whitehouse.gov/MediaResources/PreparedSchool
Did Anyone Freak Out in '91 When George H.W. Bush Asked School Children to 'Help Us Achieve Our Goals'?
I blame the media for much of this manufactured controversy.
I suppose I'm asking for trouble by going here, but could someone explain to me the current controversy
Early next Saturday morning I will board a plane with my daughter to spend a week in Honduras.
I have been away for the last couple of weeks, first for a family wedding and reunion on a lake in northern Michigan, and then at the Chautauqua conference center in rural New York state.
Audio of the 911 call that brought Sgt. James Crowley to the home of Henry Louis Gates Jr.