The Golden Sextant
“A republic, if you can keep it.”
“Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.”
— John Adams
of a Republic
Rule of Law
and Equality before the Law
Claudine Gay, invested as the 30th President of Harvard University on July 1, 2023, was the first black and second woman to hold that post. Under criticism for her testimony in Congress about antisemitism at Harvard, followed by allegations of plagiarism in her...
Although we both were recognized as grandsons of Dr. Howe at the formal celebration of the Centennial on October 13, 2023, only my brother was present. I absented myself from any participation in that event for the reasons set forth in my email to Bev Coughlin dated...