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…

War is not peace

by Craige McMillan -- Earlier this week I came unexpectedly upon a small community's historical display. A large portion of it showed how very real people were affected in their lives and more…

The day after

by Craige McMillan -- A year and a day after the World Trade Center and Pentagon massacres, the American media are as clueless about the attacks as they were the day they more…

Musings from an Infidel: 9-11 one year onward

by Craige McMillan -- Are those of you in the Muslim world surprised that America survived your attempt to destroy our financial system, our military defenses and our democratic form of government? more…