Melanie Sturm

Coexistence Following the Gun and Immigration Debates

In his 1831 book celebrating America, Alexis de Tocqueville warned, “In democratic societies, there exists an urge to do something even when the goal is not precise, a sort of permanent fever that turns to innovations, … (which) are always… Continue reading

Melanie Sturm on Why History Doesn’t Like Bullies

Considered a cancer-surviving “badass on a bike,” it turns out Lance Armstrong is just a badass — and a fraud.

Armstrong’s admission that he doped his way to seven Tour de France titles even prompted CBS News CEO Jeffrey Fager… Continue reading

Right Stuff Needed for Fiscal Moonshot

On Saturday, as Americans debated whether Lance Armstrong was a genuine hero after dropping his fight with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, another Armstrong — an indisputable American hero — died. Were Webster’s to pair Neil Armstrong with “hero” in its… Continue reading