Illegals or insurgents – both are a menace

by Mychal Massie -- Questioned about staying the course in Iraq during his press conference, upon returning from same, President Bush said, "Leadership requires determination, desire and will." He added, "[The] most more…

Did veterans sacrifice for this?

by Mychal Massie -- June 6 is the commemoration of D-Day, 1944. I have had many privileges in my lifetime, but none that I have felt less worthy of than when I more…

6 years and out

by Mychal Massie -- I must admit: I've been, in a word, casually ambivalent to the call for congressional term limits. It has been a sobering experience to realize that my voice, more…

Teach the scoundrels a lesson

by Mychal Massie -- Memorial Day is the federal holiday that commemorates American men and women who died in military service to their country. So it may seem a bit incongruous – more…

Lessons not learned

by Mychal Massie -- (Editor's note: Massie's column originally ran May 16, 2006, but he chose to share it again as the subject matter remains significant today.) George Wilhelm Hegel is credited more…

Truculent criminals

by Mychal Massie -- The much ballyhooed "day without Mexicans" protests are over. But what was learned by those who took part in them, and by those of us who observed? The more…

Self-destruction is a choice

by Mychal Massie -- America is in a downward spiral, plummeting toward destruction – not because of depleted ozone, global warming, over population, mineral-resource depletion or any other silly pluripotent argument that more…

It pay$ to deceive

by Mychal Massie -- The recent National Urban League's "State of Black America" report would have us believe the sky was falling on blacks. And the mainstream media, with gleeful solemnity, has more…

Where's the thanks in their message?

by Mychal Massie -- It is commonplace to hear people make claims of being "persons of faith" – persons who believe in a "higher being or power." Maybe they are, maybe they more…