{FD} Kathy Barnette: Can you be pro-Trump and a good person?

Much has changed since President Trump took the oath of office on Jan. 20, 2017. But one thing has remained constant – the anger and vitriol directed at the president from the left, many Democrats, many in the media, and even some folks who call themselves Republicans. Few presidents have been so demonized and denounced.

{FD} March for Life reminds us that attitudes on abortion are changing — one beautiful ultrasound at a time

With all of these advances in technology, it’s hard to imagine this not having some impact on the way Americans are beginning to view the abortion debate. The impact can be measure in opinion polls.

{FD} Teen reportedly apologizes for racist social media rants, says ‘I’m an idiot’

An Alabama college student reportedly said she was “so sorry” and “an idiot” for posting racist rants on social media.

{FD} Martin Luther King’s children criticize Trump, decry racism on holiday

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African countries and Haitian immigrants.

{FD} Dr. Marc Siegel: Smartphones really are dangerous for our kids (they put them at risk for suicide and more)

Alarming new reports that should concern every parent link heavy smartphone use by children to an increased rate of social isolation, depression, suicidal thoughts and even suicide.

{FD} The incredible message you may have missed from Holly Butcher, a 27-year-old dying woman

Holly Butcher, who recently died at age 27 of a rare form of cancer that affects the bones, wrote a letter to her friends and family in her last week of life giving wise and moving advice about how to get the most out of whatever time we each have on Earth.

{FD} Say goodbye to Alexa and Siri, resist the temptations of Google Home and make your life more human!

It wasn’t exactly the happiest New Year’s news from our tech overlords. In the first week of 2018 we learned that “most of the computers in the world” have dangerous security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers, criminals, authoritarian regimes, our own security services –you name it.

{FD} Louisiana mom, ACLU claim school district promoted Christianity

A Louisiana parent is suing her daughter’s district, alleging it is violating the Constitution by “promoting and inculcating Christian religious beliefs.”

{FD} How to talk politics at your family Christmas gathering

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, everywhere we go, from the sight of inflatable reindeer on the neighbor’s lawn to the thought of Cousin Eddie in a dickey, drinking egg nog and talking politics at Christmas dinner.

{FD} Hanukkah’s real meaning — Don’t just see the spiritual light, share it with the world

Even most Jews are unaware that the key to the observance of Hanukkah isn’t lighting the candles, playing with dreidels (spinning tops), eating latkes (potato pancakes), or giving gifts (in an imitation of Christmas).