The emperor's clothes

by Craige McMillan -- The Catholic Church traces its roots back 2,000 years, 20 centuries, to Peter, one of the original Twelve who followed Jesus on the dusty paths of Galilee. The more…

Why is there no Thanksgiving in Havana?

by Craige McMillan -- Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. If you don't feel particularly thankful this year, go to the bookstore and buy Dr. Miguel A. Faria, Jr.'s insightful and autobiographical more…

Crusade II: The sequel

by Craige McMillan -- "And I saw the heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and one sitting on it, called Faithful and True, and he judges and makes war in righteousness."–Revelation more…

Peace in our time

by Craige McMillan -- All of us are guilty at one time or another of thinking the world shares our view of it. Certain rare people have a vision of the world more…

The voters' revenge

by Craige McMillan -- For the first time in many an electoral moon, we've had a real election horse race to follow on election evening. Voter News Service swallowed its own hype more…

Clinton's legacy emerges from the shadows

by Craige McMillan -- There was visible angst during the final months of the Clinton administration over the lasting legacy the president would leave to the nation. Mr. Clinton, a man of more…

The Beltway sniper as 'lone gunman'?

by Craige McMillan -- "The purpose of terrorism is to terrorize." -- Lenin That the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia areas of our nation are terrorized by the "Beltway sniper" is not more…

Useful idiots

by Craige McMillan -- Major issues – like war, peace and the price we will all soon pay for a gallon of gas – gather passionate devotees around each of their many more…

Dreams and disappointment

by Craige McMillan -- Disappointment is, in the end, at the very heart and soul of what it means to be human. Over the past couple of years I've suffered several, which more…

America, the soap opera

by Craige McMillan -- Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall Humpty Dumpty had a great fall ... Somehow, in just 200 years, America has gone from a nation of citizen philosophers to more…