Madison on Civil Debate

Federalist 37: It is a misfortune, inseparable from human affairs, that public measures are rarely investigated with that spirit of moderation which is essential to a just estimate of their real tendency to advance or obstruct the public good; and that this spirit is...

Call for Civility in Wyoming

An editorial in The Casper Star-Tribune: Wyomingites take pride in the fact our state is different than everywhere else. We treasure our slower pace of life, our wide open spaces and the familiarity that comes with small-town life. “Wyoming is what the rest of the...

Guardians of Free Speech

A  6/25 report from AP: Maryland is set to award $300,000 for the construction of a memorial honoring the victims of a deadly shooting at a newspaper office. The state plans to award the funds next week for a memorial that will be located in an Annapolis park and pay...

David French on Race and Understanding

Conservative writer David French: It’s hard even to begin to describe all the ramifications of 345 years of legalized oppression and 56 years of contentious change, but we can say two things at once—yes, we have made great strides (and we should acknowledge that fact...

Reason for Hope

Laura Bush: Fred Rogers said, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” America is full of helpers. And during times of crisis, the desire to help others is strongest. These months have brought unimaginable change to our workplaces, our...