Happy Juneteenth!

Today is Juneteenth, our newest national holiday. Or to be more precise, today is June 19th, the annual date around which the national holiday will be celebrated in the future….

Bipartisan Heroes

Undaunted by the naysayers on the progressive left and intransigent right, a Senate group of five Republicans and five Democrats has been quietly fashioning infrastructure legislation. They believe their bill…

WWTD?

Spirited Reasoners of my generation will remember the many bracelets and t-shirts we saw, especially during the 1990s, with the acronym WWJD, which stood for “What Would Jesus Do?” The…

The Big Lie

In a passionate op-ed published this past Wednesday in the Washington Post, Rep. Liz Cheney, Wyoming’s only member of the U. S. House of Representatives, had this to say: “I…

Non-Lethal Policing

This week’s news is rife with headlines about killings involving our state and local police. Since we’re so inured to polarization, it’s tempting to take sides. Spirited Reasoners don’t fall…