Civil Discourse

May 23, 2024 • Blog

Greet them ever with grateful hearts

The train trip from Brussels lasted two hours, with a change at Liege. On most days, Welkenraedt was a sign post you blinked past on the way to attractions in […]

December 28, 2023 • Blog

What we can learn from tradition

Every time you stream a song by Bing Crosby or the Ronettes, you’re re-counting the votes of those who came before you.

November 22, 2023 • Blog

Thankful to be a Georgian

Georgia’s history represents all that is tragic and triumphant in America’s story, with ample opportunity to learn from both.

November 9, 2023 • Commentary

4 Issues Facing the Buckhead Community in Atlanta

While not taking sides in the debate, the Georgia Public Policy Foundation has released a report which offers a fact-based assessment of the key issues. 


November 8, 2023 • Blog

Jim Wooten: A beacon of light

Jim’s columns and editorials for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution were path lights for a conservative movement in Georgia.





July 12, 2023 • Commentary

“We didn’t go up the mountain”

I wouldn’t blame you for not believing this story. I’d scarcely believe it myself if I hadn’t been there.



April 26, 2023 • Commentary

Bringing greatness back to life

The view from one of America’s secular temples eludes capture by the lay photographer.

November 11, 2022 • Commentary

The Modern Perception of Veterans Day

Veterans have earned the respect of a grateful nation, and although they do not expect us to recognize their service, they appreciate it when we do.