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Four Dead in Ohio

May 4, 2010 - KENT STATE UNIV '70 JOHN FILO (Photo by John Filo, Pulitzer Prize) Neil Young wrote the anthem: Tin soldiers and Nixon coming, We’re finally on our wn. This summer I hear the drumming, Four dead in Ohio.… It was the death of innocence.  It Continue reading
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Facing The World As It Is

December 10, 2009 - fred In his speech in Oslo today accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, President Obama acknowledged the irony… in his receipt of the prize when he is commander-in-chief of a nation waging two wars.  His speech offered a pragmatic defense of Continue reading
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Remembering Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2009 - ph12 Before Afghanistan.  Before “shock and awe” in Baghdad.  Before September 11.  Before Oklahoma City.  Before the fall of the Berlin Wall.   Before the fall of Saigon.  Before the assassinations and riots of the 1960′s.  Before Vietnam.  Before Korea.   Before Israel… Continue reading
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Culture of Recrimination

November 12, 2009 - We have become a nation of anger junkies.  If we’re not mad — no, outraged — at someone or something this minute, wait another minute and we’ll find some cause to stoke the flames of rage.  We don’t have reasoned… Continue reading
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Recruiting for Life

October 21, 2009 - meehan“…history is largely about how people with power stomp all over those who don’t have it…” Mary Meehan, Class of 1963,… blows past the screechy stereotypes too often associated with Pro-Life advocates in the contemporary political climate.   An ardent anti-war Continue reading
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Nuclear Fearmongering

September 27, 2009 - atomic If Mahmoud Ahmadinejad were your teenage son, he’d surely be grounded for the rest of the year for his, “Make me!” taunt this morning in response to the demands of the U.S. and allies that Iran cease and desist developing … Continue reading
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Still Choking on the Toxic Dust

September 11, 2009 - ribbon1 September 11 again… inevitably, inexorably, the calendar turns to this fateful, sorrowful date.  The nation that awoke at dawn eight years ago on September 11 was a country at peace with most of the civilized world, comfortable at the apex… Continue reading
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Convergence: Moonwalk, Uncle Walter, Trinity

July 21, 2009 - red-roof-large.jpgmoon.jpgcronkite-2.jpgastronaut-02-june.gif A small flash on the edge of my brain — Neil Armstrong’s first footprint on the moon, grainy black and white movies of spacemen floating on the lunar surface, that soothing-yet-authoritative voice of Walter Cronkite announcing, “The Eagle has landed”… Continue reading
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A Murder in Chechnya

July 18, 2009 - When I’m in the Adirondacks, I tend to pay a lot less attention to the daily news, which is a very good thing — true stress relief, actually.  I don’t have a tv or radio where I stay, and I… Continue reading
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Let Freedom Tweet

June 22, 2009 - Stories filtering out of Teheran reveal that Twitter, You Tube and other new media are playing some role in the massive protests over the presidential election in Iran.   Americans watch the shaky videos furtively uploaded to You Tube… Continue reading
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu


Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu