Best of: November 2009


Needed: A Better Definition of Bigotry

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | November 17, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

Recently I ran across a striking comment by George Washington. In 1790, one year into his presidency, the former general wrote these words to a Jewish group in New Jersey: "The Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection, should demean themselves as good...Read More