If terrorists are able to not only attack us physically but get us to judge our neighbors by labels rather than the content of their character, turn our back on the Constitution and then restrict the religious freedom of other Americans, we all lose.
There's another America beyond the froth-mouthed shouters, made up of a growing number of people who are looking for stillness, seeking a quieter path to discover the genuine power of tranquility and the virtues of silence.
The United States of America has been based on entrepreneurial ideas and actions and it is in times like these that Americans will show their true colors. Our country has resolved to come out of our financial crisis stronger than ever.
This week celebrates our national assertion of independence and calls to mind the sacrifice, struggle, debate, and study that produced the experiment in human freedom called the United States of America.
The Revolutionary War lasted a lot longer than most of us realize. Begun in 1775, the war didn't end for six long years, and wasn't fully resolved for another two. The Battle of the Chesapeake, in particular, deserves to be remembered.