‘I lift my lamp beside the golden door’
Once upon a time long ago and far away across the Nolichuky River in eastern Tennessee, there lived a man named Davy Crockett.
Word for word, that’s how my oldest son’s maternal grandfather used to start his stories. Full Story
We can’t afford war
“General Petraeus is a military man constantly at war with the facts,” began the MoveOn.org attack ad against Gen. David Petraeus back in 2007. George W. Bush was president, and MoveOn was accusing Gen. Petraeus of “cooking the books for the White House.” The campaign asked “General Petraeus or General Betray Us?” on a full-page ad in The Washington Post. Full Story
Defending our national anthem
To the Editor:
Please allow me to respond to an article written by Ms. Peg Goldberg Longstreth in your July 1 edition.
I am outraged by her suggestion to change this country’s national anthem, which she alleges is a “song about war.” This couldn’t be further from the truth. Full Story