Category: Opinion

Thank You, Nancy Pelosi

The announcement last week by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that she will be stepping down from her leadership role in the Democratic caucus (although she will remain as a member of the House) marks an end to one of the…

Remember To Thank Our Veterans

This Friday, November 11, marks the national holiday of Veterans Day, a day marked by solemnity and reverence to honor those who have served in our nation’s military. Veteran’s Day initially was known as Armistice Day when it was enacted…

Op-Ed: The call of our common humanity

By Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley Immigration policies and practices stand as an abiding moral, legal and political challenge to our Commonwealth and our country. We have delayed far too long in developing an effective response to immigrants, migrants, and refugees…

Get the new COVID shot now!

We realize that after two and one-half years of dealing with COVID-19, all of us just want to be done with COVID. But the unfortunate reality is that COVID-19 is not done with us, despite what President Biden suggested in…

Climate Change Is Everywhere, All at Once

About a dozen years ago, the New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tom Friedman wrote a column in which he explained that “global warming” was a misnomer for the coming changes to the earth’s environment. He quoted some…