Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

Rereading an Old Letter

By Tuesday night I already knew the best decision I would make all week was to reread Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” that afternoon. The letter came to the world 50 years ago this week (not exactly published, it was mimeographed at first) and was written in response to an open letter to [...]

Where Does That Leave You?

We ignore the seasons in our post-industrial age, but they must hold some portent beyond what we see on WeatherUnderground.com. How else to explain the madness of late summer when world wars and terrorist attacks are launched, the lunacy of last year’s congressional town hall meetings or the contrived narrative arc that’s spooled out this [...]