Iraq: Forever and a Day

When military units march from one place to another, they often keep time by singing cadences. One of the most enduring of these starts off, “Here we go again, same

Generation XX: Young Women Voters

It has been said that 1992, the year that four women were elected to the U.S. Senate and seventeen women were elected to the U.S. House, was the “Year of

Whose World Lost?

Steven Spielberg’s The Lost World is supposed to be fiction, but unfortunately one plot line of the blockbuster is all too real. When Spielberg associates his character Nick with the

St. Roosevelt’s Shrine

The fanfare surrounding the dedication of the FDR Memorial disturbed me. While Roosevelt was being canonized in the press, I couldn’t help but think that, for members of our generation,

A Brave Choice

A Brave Choice

The Chinese character for “change” is a combination of two words: danger and opportunity. Any technology that brings great change to society – such as language, the automobile, nuclear power,

Welfare Fraud

Welfare Fraud

Given the fervor emanating from Washington over the recent welfare reform bill, one can be forgiven for believing that we really have “ended welfare as we know it.” From the