Byron Williams: Founders knew that compromise was key to democracy, do we?
One of theologian Reinhold Niebuhr's most enduring quotes was his analysis of democracy. Niebuhr opined: "Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
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Big Sur getaway: Where pampering and wilderness meet
A weekend getaway to Big Sur marries luxury and rugged wilderness trail when the day's delights include stops at the Ventana Inn, Big Sur Bakery and a trail that goes straight up.
Scarlett Johansson defends John Travolta's Oscars behavior
“Lucy” actress says red carpet encounter was 'very sweet’ and 'totally welcome.’