Thursday, August 25th, 2022 14:09:56

Are We Headed for a Civil War?

I wrote a column in 2011, as the presidential politics of the upcoming year were starting to unfold, with the headline "Why 2012 looks a lot like 1860."

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Thursday, August 11th, 2022 17:01:15

Focusing on Creation

Every day, we Americans have the freedom to get up and decide what to do with our lives. We can change jobs, move locations, volunteer for nonprofits, work out, visit parks, or sit on our couches and watch news outlets....

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Thursday, August 4th, 2022 14:22:03

Dog Days of Summer

The ancient Romans coined the phrase "dog days" based on the period that the brightest star (Sirius, the Dog Star) rose and set in conjunction with the sun. The Romans believed that Sirius radiated heat back to Earth, causing the....

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Thursday, July 28th, 2022 13:54:14

Government Competency

An oxymoron is "a combination of contradictory or incongruous words," according to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary. Think of the phrases "open secret" or "working vacation."

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Thursday, July 21st, 2022 13:53:48

Georgia Politics

Georgians, whose votes proved key during the last election in setting the nation's balance of power, are unhappy with the way the country is headed, according to an AARP poll released last week that holds clues as to how candidates....

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Thursday, July 14th, 2022 12:03:45

Political Chess

If you're a Democratic elected official, you know you have problems when the New York Times begins to question your future. This happened Monday when the Gray Lady published an article by Shane Goldmacher titled "Most Democrats Don't Want Biden....

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Thursday, June 30th, 2022 16:40:57

Proud to Be an American

I am proud to be an American. Yes, I know that our system of government is not perfect, but I firmly believe that it is the best in the world. We are an exceptional country, not because our people are....

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2022 13:54:47

Now’s the Time for Financial Literacy

Today it's clear that the economy is not doing well. Gross domestic product contracted at an annual rate of 1.5% in the first quarter of 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and inflation is at a 40-year....

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Thursday, June 16th, 2022 13:02:31

Thanks for Fathers

I've often told my children that the most important decision they will ever make is whom they marry. For those of us blessed to have children, the decision has an impact that goes beyond who will love, comfort, honor and....

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Thursday, May 26th, 2022 16:46:08

The State of Black America

I am so pleased and proud that the first annual edition of the "State of Black America" (Encounter Books), published by my organization, CURE, Center for Urban Renewal and Education, in conjunction with the Claremont Institute has just been released.

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