Category Archives: Traditional American Culture

What Louis Michael Seidman Made Me Think About

An opinion piece in the December 30th New York Times by Louis Michael Seidman, a professor of constitutional law, caught my eye.  Seidman, or the Times’ headline writer, entitled it “Let’s Give Up on the Constitution. This quote will convey a sense of its direction:  As the nation teeters at the edge of fiscal chaos, […]

Remembering Andy Griffith (1926-2012)

Like many middle-aged white adults, the news of Andy Griffith’s death yesterday brought back memories of my youth. Such somber reflection is quite depressing considering how much our country has changed in such a short amount of time. Thirty-five and forty years ago, one’s after-school choices were rather limited. I usually spent my free time […]