Archive: October 19, 2008 - October 25, 2008
Hardly anyone mentions that the "the Bible Belt" and "the Black Belt" refer to essentially the same part of the country. That easily overlooked fact is of enormous significance.
By Robert S. McElvaine | October 23, 2008; 12:36 PM ET | Comments (4)
During the great immigration waves of 1900, a rabbi said of our melting pot, "All names are American names." How wonderfully true. So too, all faiths are American faiths.
By Suhail A. Khan | October 22, 2008; 11:05 AM ET | Comments (42)
Since the beginning of this way-too-long presidential campaign Americans of conscience have longed for someone of such stature to repudiate the blatant bigotry towards Muslims. On Sunday Colin Powell lived up to his billing as senior American statesman.
By Abed Z. Bhuyan | October 20, 2008; 10:47 AM ET | Comments (305)