A few Decembers ago, I was driving along a narrow country road at sunset, singing along to the Christmas music on the radio, when one of my favorites came on: O Holy Night. Chains shall he break, for the slave is our brother And in his name, all oppression shall cease. I was struck by … More In His Name
I often wonder how Americans would react if the government tried to ration something today. Sugar, aluminum, meat, gasoline, butter . . . References to rations in books or movies set during World War II seem quaint, and our reaction—consciously or not—is probably something along the lines of “glad we don’t have to do that … More Do We Have a Duty to Shop?