Kids of summer

The Cubs and White Sox have some of the worst records in the league. Yet Chicago still went a little crazy over baseball this summer.

The politics of deportation

On election day, the Republicans will keep the House, the Democrats may lose the Senate, and 1,000 more immigrants will be deported.

A day with no agenda

Time to enjoy the world

I've spent the last few months in guilty inactivity. I've discovered that the world doesn't seem to need me to improve it.

With malice toward Lincoln

John McKee Barr constructs a persuasive narrative of Lincoln loathing—by Lost Causers, neo-Confederates, libertarians, and even some liberals.

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Reflections of the Lectionary

Reflections on the Lectionary

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