As the pandemic loosens its grip, it’s time to reengage with the world | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
As Gustave Flaubert noted, 'Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.'
Get real, Republicans. Americans elected you to work, not obstruct | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
And then you can stop spreading the Big Lie and defend democracy like Real Republicans would.
We need you, face to face, please get vaccinated | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Having been liberated—or at least paroled—from their Zoom prison cells, people are beginning to act like, well, people again.
Because we are involved in mankind . . . Wear a mask | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Tone down your bombast and put on a mask. Make a noble sacrifice. You are worth it. We all are worth it.
It’ll take more than free doughnuts to get Americans vaccinated | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
What other incentive should you need? Please . . . get vaccinated.
When we discover that ‘us’ and ‘them’ aren’t really that different, we have no reason to fear ‘them’ | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
If we as a whole do not soon take steps to heal these fear-fostered divisions, our humanity will wither, and our inhumanity will devour us. That is something we all should fear.
In this season of hope, we need it more than ever | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Let us all, leaders and constituents alike, engage ourselves fully in our holy days. Maybe then hope will thrive.
Our pandemic year. What we’ve learned. What we’ve lost. Where we go next | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Let’s begin to take the small steps that we can to heal the wounds and soften the scars left by the assault of the ongoing pandemic.
Let’s insist on the Three T’s from our leaders: Truth, trust and thoughtfulness | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
After Trump, Americans need more thoughtfulness - in both senses of the word. And way, way less shooting from the lip.
It’s a time to heal – and to move forward together | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
This is a time to forgive and forgive, not forgive and forget.
Young voices can shape our nation’s future. Let them be heard | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Our country needs the revitalizing energy of our young citizens to break the miasma enshrouding our current political climate.
The Capital-Star wanted to know. Here’s everything on my mind this election season | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
In no particular order, here's everything that's driving our columnist to absolute distraction this election season.