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Op-ed: Killing Cecil

...the lion outside of a Zimbabwe national park should barely register.What is the fate of one big cat compared with the civil wars and human-rights abuses that fill the headlines - or should fill the headlines - every day? Even in Zimbabwe alone...
New title for census area named for confederate officer

...Hampton name.Hampton was a one-time slave owner who rose to a lieutenant general fighting for the confederacy during the Civil War. He became a governor of South Carolina and U.S. senator from that state. His name was first attached to a district...
Op-ed: The majesty of the black church

It shouldn't be a surprise that Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., has taken an unspeakable crime and made it the occasion for an astonishing Christian witness.
Op-ed: Obama's hot-air commencement address

...for Climate and Security, speaking with Moyers and Company's John Light, claims "climate change" contributed to the civil war in Syria. Various liberals back him up.The Coast Guard Academy graduates deserved better from their command-in-chief...
Op-ed: The dying squeals of the losers

...position that is frankly somewhat limp-wristed, even as it is insidious.Are they choosing to ignore the history of the Civil War, which bloodied the nation after Southern states tried to secede when their right to continue slavery was threatened...
Op-ed: Stuck in the USA

...down that symbol of hatred. Those of us in the half-empty-glass camp have to wonder why it took 150 years since the Civil War to conclude that maybe, just maybe, the time had come to remove that vestige of slavery - or least consider it...
Observing Civil War finally ends after 150 years.

Looking at the calendar, I see that today is the sesquicentennial of the end of the Civil War. Thank goodness, too, or the upcoming golf tournament might have been fouled up by all the traffic ? Southern and Northern alike...
What others say: Old enough to know better, do better

...raising kids into bigger kids and instead teach them to be capable, responsible and self-reliant adults.During the Civil War it's estimated that as much as 20 percent of soldiers were younger than 18, according to a report by PBS. The Union...
Obama seeks $500 million to train, equip Syrian rebels

...The package includes $1 billion to help stabilize nations bordering Syria that are struggling with the effects of the civil war. It also formalizes a request for a previously announced $1 billion to strengthen the U.S. military presence in...

...Security Council to prevent international sanctions on Syria.Both Russia and Assad's government have portrayed the civil war in Syria as a struggle against foreign-backed "terrorists," the word Damascus applies to all rebels fighting to...


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