Turning in small circles with my hands clasped behind the neck of the neighbor boy I called my first boyfriend, I entered the world of public dancing on the wooden floor of our junior high school gymnasium. I was thankful I was wearing white tights so I didn’t need to worry about completely …
What’s the function of a “free press?” Deceive? Obfuscate? Suppress?
I have never been the sort of person to march in demonstrations carrying a sign that protests a particular issue or a course of action that has been taken. In fact, it is something that I have never done.
Last Wednesday, the Davenport City Council voted unanimously to accept a bribe.
🎧 The hosts debate whether we are interpreting the Bible correctly, the existence of an afterlife and the effectiveness of prayer.
Co-hosted by Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist Michael Paul Williams and Kelli Lemon, After the Monuments captures the zeitgeist of a nation struggling to move from symbolic to substantive change on racial issues.
The Democratic Party is playing a dangerous game.
America, when it comes to the sins of its history, has lacked a "never again" moment.
🎧 How do ethics fit into our decisions about where to shop and work?
Commentary: Too many people no longer see religion as essential to their understanding of living a good life.
In this episode, Kelli and Michael Paul are talking with Dr. Wes Bellamy again. Dr. Bellamy, former vice mayor of Charlottesville and former member of the Charlottesville City Council, recalls the events immediately before, during and after the deadly Unite the Right Rally in 2017.
In this episode, Kelli and Michael Paul are talking with Dr. Wes Bellamy again. Dr. Bellamy recalls the events in Charlottesville immediately before, during and after the deadly Unite the Right Rally in 2017.
“By thy rivers gently flowing, Illinois, Illinois.” When I learned the words to the Illinois State Song, I thought it was written specifically about the Quad-Cities. Growing up in Moline, I had the Mississippi to the north and the Rock to the south, so it was logical to believe the songwriter had my hometown in mind, right?
This coming mid-term election could be a hinge in our country’s history.
🎧 Do the recent protests against Supreme Court justices go too far or are they an appropriate tactic?
In this episode, Kelli Lemon and Michael Paul Williams talk with Wes Bellamy, former vice mayor of Charlottesville and former member of the Charlottesville City Council. Bellamy was a central figure during the Unite the Right rally and the removal of two of that city's Confederate monuments. He recalls the taunts and intimidation rally organizers showed toward him leading up to the rally.
In this episode, Kelli and Michael Paul are talking with Dr. Wes Bellamy. Dr. Bellamy was a central figure during the Unite the Right Rally and to the removal of the Confederate monuments as having been a city council member and vice mayor of Charlottesville. Dr. Bellamy recalls the taunts a…
When Ronald Reagan was President of the United States, he stated that it is uncertain when the life of an individual human being begins but went on to say that we should protect the fetus so that we don’t inadvertently kill an innocent human being. At about the same time a lecturer we had on campus, like President Reagan, stated that it is uncertain when the life of an individual human being begins but she went on to say that we know that a pregnant woman is a human being and that we should not give priority to something that is uncertain over the health and well-being of the pregnant woman.
The dregs of the Republican Party have begun seeping into Iowa, hoping to attract support for a presidential run in 2024. Fox propagandist Tucker Carlson is the most recent visitor, but he certainly won’t be the last.
🎧 The hosts discuss whether we have the right social structures in place to allow us to develop humility as a virtue.
Commentary: Any nation that aspires to be great should attend first and foremost to cultivating the habits that result in humility among its people.