State of the Union
Young Voices: Jesus didn't entertain false choices of us or them. He said let us come together as a community, let us each bring what we have, and together we make more.
Whiplash. President Trump, after a year of divisive tweets and regressive policies and public demeaning of political opponents, called the nation to unite behind his leadership in last night’s State of the Union address.
NCR Today: State of the Union address; suffering of Appalachia people; starving in Syria; gender pay gap among clergy; Christian and living under ISIS
Last night's State of the Union was not the best or the worst such speech. And it reflected the political realities of the day. Gone is the aspiration to change the way Washington works. Gone is most of the hope and change. The agenda has shrunk in the five years of Barack Obama's presidency.