Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Jefferson’
April 13, 2015
Thomas Jefferson turns 272 today, and his roots run deep in Williamsburg.
April 9, 2015
Should personal religious beliefs influence government policies?
It’s not a simple question, as evidenced by current controversies over Religious Freedom Restoration Acts being considered by state legislatures.
Americans generally agree that freedom is a good thing as long as it does not cause harm to another. But what happens when both sides claim harm? … Continue Reading »
March 30, 2015
By Bill Sullivan
Peter Manseau is the award-winning author of the memoir “Vows: The Story of a Priest, a Nun and Their Son” and the novel “Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter,” among other titles. His new book, “One Nation Under Gods,” examines the history of religious diversity … Continue Reading »
March 27, 2015
What do we expect from our public officials? What should we expect?
Are we living up to theirs?
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March 20, 2015
…and second in the latest rankings of best president ever.
George Washington, first president of the United States and Williamsburg favorite, finished behind only Abraham Lincoln in a recent survey conducted … Continue Reading »
March 20, 2015
Our founders wouldn’t know what to make of the controversy over Hillary Clinton’s emails—and not just because they wouldn’t know what emails are.
Clinton has been criticized for using a personal email address to conduct government business when she was secretary of state. She has turned over 55,000 pages of emails to the State Department but … Continue Reading »