There was no pretense, no hint in this election, about the ideal of America aspiring to be a 'shining city on a hill'
Sexual realities of individuals have moved from the realm of fact to the realm of opinion.
The real discrimination taking place is taking education choice away from black parents and forcing black children to remain in failing schools.
Black Americans, like myself and the many black clergy with whom I work, are deeply concerned about the chaos gripping so many of our urban areas.
This is an experiment worth keeping an eye on.
Our nation's current gross domestic product is around $18 trillion. The current shortfall in Social Security is almost twice this.
Life is not about you, but about others.
Hate, destructiveness and envy do not make this world a better place. Work, creativity and personal responsibility do.
It sounds so compassionate that a politician proposes to use the power of government to mandate what salary a business owner must pay.
The issue of black poverty, and black children in poverty, has not suffered from lack of attention.