(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) One: Bad Back The Christmas I was ten, I wanted a new bike like life itself. It was 1954. Ike was president, the NFL was in its infancy, and Elvis
Sad farewell to another great Coloradan in a year that has seen too many such deaths. My friend Peter Blake, political writer at the old Rocky Mountain News for almost 40 years, lost his battle
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) It’s now almost a year since Jeff Hunt succeeded me as director of Centennial Institute, and he is taking it to new heights. Meanwhile, having kicked myself up stairs with
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) If we define tragedy as a crucible of human pain where vast forces collide and blame is unclear, the centuries-long ordeal of black and white in America is exactly that.
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) After the Ahmad Rahami bombings in New York and New Jersey over the weekend, chalk up another jihadist strike on the homeland enabled by CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) Here’s my take on the rash of ostensibly conscience-stricken pro athletes protesting racism by disrespecting the national anthem, and the backlash of indignation from patriotic Americans reacting to overheated media coverage
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) My friend Phil is a pastor in Denver. His wife Meg is a Christian counselor. Though Phil doesn’t do politics from the pulpit, he told me last week he’s strong
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) A high school buddy of mine in California, call him Jack, wrote to express his amicable skepticism about my support of Donald Trump and the Republican ticket. He works in tech
Richard Nixon’s resignation under threat of impeachment, 42 years ago this week, can teach us enduring lessons about ethics, politics, and the presidency, as I reflected in a TV news interview yesterday.