Joy to the world, peace on Earth

by Pat Boone -- It came upon the midnight clear, that glorious song of old From angels bending near the earth, to touch their harps of gold. "Peace on the earth, good more…

The pain – and penalty – of tolerance

by Pat Boone -- Tolerance is good. Intolerance is bad. Right? Not always, in either case. Consider. One of the primary definitions of tolerance is "the capacity to endure hardship and suffering." more…

Government – of, by and for the government

by Pat Boone -- How many of us have memorized Abraham Lincoln's immortal words from his Gettysburg address? "… that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not more…

Cross purposes

by Pat Boone -- I've mentioned here before that each Veterans Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day, sometimes Thanksgiving Day as well, I make my way to the huge, beautiful Veterans' Cemetery more…

Sane, scientific facts about global warming

by Pat Boone -- In just days from now, our president will be in Copenhagen with a large group of influential people from around the world, discussing what immediate and long-term measures more…

Bring our troops home, Part 2

by Pat Boone -- I received an amazing response to my last column, in which I called loudly for the president – trying desperately to decide what to do in his newfound more…

Let's bring the boys home now

by Pat Boone -- As I try to do every Veterans and Memorial Day, I spent some time Wednesday walking among the grave markers in the vast, beautiful but somber Veteran's Cemetery more…

Stonewall transparency

by Pat Boone -- Let's see. I seem to remember a declarative, emphatic promise from candidate Barack Obama, something about "a new transparency in government." Yes, and a resounding, fervent promise by more…

Needed: A tenting of the White House

by Pat Boone -- In time, it seems to happen to all older houses, no matter how well tended they may be. All manner of parasites, vermin, roaches, rats, worms and termites more…

An insightful twist on the alien invasion

by Pat Boone -- Friend, I enjoy writing these weekly columns, and I especially enjoy the mounting response I've been getting, mostly positive. I even appreciate the negative ones and disagreements as more…