James F. Burns

Sunday Lead Letter: Looking for examples of our “better angels”

“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive to bind up the nation’s wounds to achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves.”

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Guest Column: Salute the flag as we celebrate our independence

I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored. I’m your American flag.

With 13 stars for colonies... Read more

Guest Column: The national debt that we truly owe

What’s our national debt?

The financial one that comes to mind is subservient to a second and deeper national debt.... Read more

Lead Letter: Veterans Day memories continue to endure and inspire

As Veterans Day approaches, I recall my older brother, the captain of our high school’s undefeated football team of 1948, and his best buddy,... Read more

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