Concerns Within the Divided Union

We must never be so naive in our hope for solidarity that we neglect to identify and correct our problems. So, while yesterday’s editorial concentrated on hope found within the divided union, today we shift gears to honestly and genuinely address concerns....

Hope Within a Divided Union

Optics can speak more clearly and thunderously than words. Such was the case when President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address this week. The scene was familiar for those who have watched past presidents give the annual address to Congress. The...

Obama Attempts to Turn Page to “Better Politics”

President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Tuesday night in his first State of the Union address following Republicans gaining control of both houses of Congress. Although religion only seeped in occasionally, important moral and ethical issues dominated the...

Obama: “The Time Has Come” for Immigration Reform

During President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, he highlighted the importance of faith leaders as he urged a joint session of Congress to tackle immigration reform. Although the most explicitly religious of Obama’s State of the...