A Nation Of Fear

A Nation Of Fear

BY VERN TURNER We Americans like to think of ourselves as fearless defenders of righteousness – you know, the home of the brave and all that. Yet what we present to the world is a people so terrified and hateful of one another that we shoot...

Our Days Of Guns

Our Days Of Guns

BY VERN TURNER Allow me to begin with a poem written by my colleague and friend, Steven Love of Dallas: VOICES Voices, the high-pitched tones of childhood, Laughing and enjoying moments of innocence And the company of others with little and...

The Risk Factor

The Risk Factor

BY SUSAN ESTRICH The red phone is ringing. Donald Trump is doing something with his former-centerfold wife. It rings again. He picks up. “What?” he shouts with characteristic annoyance. Feeling reassured? If Republican leaders are...