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Observing a Special Memorial Day
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Observing a Special Memorial Day

My father, Harry S. Cathey, was a World War II veteran. He left behind letters to my mother written from France and Germany in 1944 and 1945. Some of the words and designations are obviously in a code they had

Who is Really Responsible for Political Violence?
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Who is Really Responsible for Political Violence?

For the past year or so—and especially since the badly constructed pipe bombs (none of which went off) that were sent to various Democratic Party leaders and to certain national leftist personalities, and then the hate-filled rampage by a crazed

From Silent Sam to Screaming Selfies
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From Silent Sam to Screaming Selfies

In the wake of the August 20 toppling of Silent Sam, a monument to North Carolina students who volunteered to become Confederate soldiers in 1861-65, our television screens were filled with images of scraggly, rough-bearded Millennial men and unkempt

What has Happened to Masculinity in 21st Century?
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What has Happened to Masculinity in 21st Century?

On Saturday morning, September 22, I switched on Fox News and there witnessed a gaggle of five garrulous women, all talking at the same time, all  vacuous and empty headed, and all saying basically nothing—a so-called “panel” discussing the nomination