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Captain Phillips and Benghazi

Captain Phillips and Benghazi

BY BETSY MCCAUGHEY In 2009, Somali pirates hijacked the Maersk Alabama, a cargo ship flying the American flag and took the ship’s captain, Richard Phillips, for ransom. The United States…

Be Grateful – It’s Good For You

Be Grateful – It’s Good For You

By BAXTER ENNIS “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”  - Abraham Lincoln A big birthday (one ending in 0) came – and I was…

A Post Election Dream

A Post Election Dream

By Carlos Campo A light rain fell and a surprisingly frosty wind chilled the citizens waiting in the serpentine line. There was a seriousness in this group, a sense that…