WASHINGTON – With less than three days left in his term, President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted 273 more convicted felons – including two military figures convicted in connection with leaked classified documents.
The nation rightly honors Congressman John Lewis, who, at the cost of a skull-cracking beating, led actions that opened the voting booths to black Americans. (Actions, Mr. Trump, not just talk, talk, talk).
Mary Mullen is president of Dixie Weavers Basketry Guild. She discovered her talent for basket weaving after taking an introductory class in 2010. Mullen estimates that she has woven about 200 baskets in the last seven years.
My 8-year-old daughter loves story songs. As the gatekeeper for the Spotify playlists, I like to sneak in a personal favorite from time to time, which is how we ended up listening to Bob Dylan’s haunting song "John Brown" on the way to Dairy Queen.