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  • American wars often start with a lie

    American wars often start with a lie
    "We must resist our dreams of managing history."
  • Serving their country, since the Civil War

    Ever since he was a child, 65-year-old Edward Mathis of Easton remembers some member of his family serving in the military. So, with that thought in mind last year, he researched the matter and found an unbroken chain that started long before he fought in...

    The American way of war: It may surprise you

    "We must resist our dreams of managing history." —Reinhold Niebuhr, "The Irony of American History" (1952) When you study how the U.S. goes to war, there is a prevalent though not perfect pattern. The triggering event is often a sudden crisis...

    Why are Americans so easily taken to war?

    To the editor: Professor Joseph J. Ellis' essay should be mandatory reading for all Americans. ("The American way of war: It may surprise you," Op-Ed, July 1) When any politician is eager to go to war, watch out. Any objective reading of U.S. history...

    Eagle Scout cleans up city cemetery in disrepair

    Eagle Scout cleans up city cemetery in disrepair
    Not quite four years ago, I began some trips to St. Vincent Cemetery, an old and abandoned burying ground largely surrounded by the Clifton Park Golf Course in Northeast Baltimore. In that summer of 2010, a small group of descendants of those buried there...