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Mean Boys, Lost Men

- bw2 (photo credit) If you think that only high school “mean girls” claw and hiss and shred the reputations of other kids they deem uncool, you need to read the current issue of Rolling Stone to get the full…
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Last Best Hope

- aflag9 On this Memorial Day weekend, let’s take a few minutes to remember the fundamental values that are the reasons why millions of American men and women sacrificed so much in military service for our nation. “We hold these truths to…
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Four Dead in Ohio

- 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…
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Facing The World As It Is

- 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…
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Remembering Pearl Harbor

- 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…
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Culture of Recrimination

- 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…
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Recruiting for Life

- 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…
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Nuclear Fearmongering

- 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
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Still Choking on the Toxic Dust

- 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…
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Convergence: Moonwalk, Uncle Walter, Trinity

- 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”
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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