american values

How can diversity possibly strengthen the U.S. military, the Fox News host asked.
Perhaps the most egregious example among many is the Muslim ban. Discriminating against people on the basis of religion rubs
You can't fight big lies with little truths.
In my experience, Americans are good people who are largely unaware of the horrors that have been done to the Muslim community in their name, and if they were aware would not support such actions.
Now that this ugly campaign is behind us, my biggest fear is that American core values may be swept under the rug and we will live in an unruly society where bad behavior is pervasive and accepted.
We ought to be encouraging teachers to teach values --embracing the good that America represents in its grandest ideals -- and to empower our children to spread them before it's too late.
This is the second in my series of "Letters to a Trump Supporter," from correspondence with a family friend who supports
The current blend of racism and hate that has become a part of American political discourse can be traced back to before Donald Trump became the Republican nominee for President -- all the way to when he demanded President Barack Obama's birth certificate, claiming that he was not born in the United States and thus constitutionally disqualified.
In its recent survey of attitudes of government performance, the Pew Research Center posed a question to a wide swath of Americans: What is the secret of America's success as a nation?
In 2009, while in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, a video crew and I interviewed vets who had just returned from a deployment to Iraq. We asked several of them and their families what America stood for and what values they felt they fought for.
Thinking beyond yourself, doing your part, getting involved and giving to others knowing that when you are in need, it will come back to you ... that is the essence of love.
America the great, land of the free/Land that has welcomed the immigrant me/Country whose heart goes from ocean to ocean/People of openness and of devotion.
In the annals of history -- in our country and the world -- there are lots of examples of the majority doing wrong while leaders went along or did nothing. We are at this kind of moral crossroads in American politics.
The bad rap that political correctness gets is because those who attack it really want to say anything they want to say, wherever they want to say it, no matter whom they offend and, in many cases, no matter how rude they are.
Gratitude for public service well-accomplished has seldom been articulated by our presidential candidates on the national
Although calling ourselves "exceptional" kind of sticks in my craw because it smacks of a superiority complex, America is
While Mr. Trump and others say "We have to be strong," they call for cowardice and giving ISIS exactly what its crazed adherents want: Americans abandoning our basic principles fundamentally changing our way of life.
I genuinely believe that human beings wake up each morning wanting to be good people, to do the right thing. Some of us even have lofty - maybe even cliché - aspirations of leaving the world a better place than we found it. Which is why it is baffling to witness U.S. leaders callously turn away refugees.
A friend told me the other day that her daughter cancelled her flight to come home for Thanksgiving because she feared another Paris-like attack in this country. She's driving, instead.