• JustLove

    A Conversation from the Ground from Beirut, Lebanon and the President Ability to Shape the Federal Bench

    On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan learns more about the tragic event in Beirut, Lebanon and also talks about how a president is appointed. Michel Constantin is the Regional Director for Lebanon, Syria, Egypt and Northern Iraq, and Emergency Response Coordinator of the Catholic Near Eastern Welfare Association. Michel talks to us about what the conditions on the ground are like in Beirut after last week’s enormous explosion in that city’s port, and how Catholic Near East Welfare Association and others are helping people affected by this blast and its aftermath to recover. Dr. Russell Wheeler, Ph.D. is a Visiting Fellow in the Brookings Institution’s Governance…

  • Commentary

    Flag Day, 2016 Musings of a
    Political Neo-Cynic

    Summertime and the Politics is Easy: Ignore Everything & Tune Out Until After Labor Day So Flag Day, 2016… We have the Presidential nominees – the most disliked ever! We do not yet have the VP candidates, but who cares. I know, one heartbeat away…, but I repeat: who cares? We’ll deal with that sad contingency if we have to. One prediction about the VP choices: Each presidential candidate will declare his or her pick the most qualified. The pundits will chatter about which demographics they attract and thus which states they’ll help to carry. Wanna bet otherwise? We will have the conventions – great for the local economies – Yeah…