Nov 16

All in: Why I became an American

Posted 2 years, 5 months ago.


By the time you read this, I will have taken the Oath of Citizenship.

Oct 12

“Black Like Me”: Is racism poisoning our political debate?

Posted 2 years, 6 months ago.


Incivility — at least some of the incivility we now see in Washington — feels to me like a by-product of the subtle racism that too many still indulge.

Aug 4

Happy Birthday, Mr. President

Posted 2 years, 8 months ago.


With the debt deal done, we can move on to more important topics: How does the president look so darn good at 50?

Jul 26

Constitutional Astrology: Presidential Leos

Posted 2 years, 8 months ago.


Constitutional astrologers at the National Constitution Center take a radical new approach to the zodiac.

Jul 12

Who said that? A quick history of the presidential oath

Posted 2 years, 9 months ago.


George Washington has long been credited with instituting the tradition of concluding the oath of office with “So help me God,” at his inauguration in 1789.