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Who says we can’t make it? Who says that this nation of muscle and dreams, of imagination and strength, can’t last through the next millennium? Who says differences will tear us apart and pettiness will drive holes in our moral structures? Who says that different peoples with different voices will crack the melting pot we have created when their voices rise as individuals in a mass culture? Who says that men who love men and women who love women will …
After President Obama’s inaugual address many Americans have high expecations. How have we lived up to past addresses?
You don’t see it at first. The stuff. You see the river, rimmed with ice, and the sky and the boats at anchor. You see the marshy shoreline, stark in its tangled winter cover in countless hues of brown. I’d come this morning to the Dyke Marsh area of the Potomac River – directly south of Old Town Alexandria on the George Washington Parkway – to help remove debris from the river’s edge. Not much to do, I thought. I …