Left-leaning states apparently enjoy hard liquor more than red states
Coverage of the State of the Union and GOP Response
It’s that time of year when elected officials, political junkies and the national press corps tune their antennae toward Capitol Hill for the State of the Union Address and opposition-party response. The Constitution requires the President to tell Congress where the country stands; more than 40 years of political tradition empower the
50 Years of the State Of The Union In 5 Minutes
It’s an American original, repeated year after year
U.S. Bishops Elect New President
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz succeeds Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
A Tale of Two Nations…
A pair of newspaper stories, taken together, show a nation drifting apart
Why the U.S. Flag is Red, White and Blue
Every Fourth of July, we flaunt Uncle Sam hats, wave our flag, and watch fireworks shoot sparks into the night sky. But many never even stop to ask the question, “Why does America salute the red, white and blue?”
“Impudent Huzzy!”: How to Speak Like a Founding Father
Slang from the 18th century isn’t as “frowzy” as you might suspect.