Thursday, July 25th, 2019 16:00:00

It’s Not Always About Racism; Often, It’s About Resilience

Have you recently been out in public and felt that you were treated rudely? Someone cuts in line, gives you a mean look or says something that strikes you as rude. What happened, and how did you respond? Did you....

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Thursday, July 18th, 2019 15:12:59

Longing for Grace and Poise

Last Sunday, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic played 4 hours and 57 minutes, the longest Wimbledon singles final in history. The match ended with a winning tiebreak by Djokovic, 32, in the fifth set. Afterward, he praised his nearly 38-year-old....

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Thursday, July 11th, 2019 13:47:16

Economic Education for All

The current push to drastically increase the national minimum wage seems to be lacking an economic framework. The economy is a system that is interlocking and interrelated. If one item changes, then other items will also change.

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Thursday, July 4th, 2019 12:03:40

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....

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Sunday, June 30th, 2019 17:46:42

Democratic Presidential Contenders Get Ready for Their Close-Ups

This week marks the official kickoff of the prime-time Democratic presidential primary process. Two debates in Miami will include the top 20 contenders -- yes, top 20.

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Thursday, June 20th, 2019 12:45:51

Understanding, Explaining and Action

There is a difference between understanding and action. Most people understand that it is cheaper to brew coffee at home than to stop by Starbucks and spend $3 on a cup of coffee, but millions of people buy Starbucks coffee.....

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Thursday, June 13th, 2019 14:40:53

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, June 6th, 2019 11:32:52

Thanks and Gratitude on D-Day

We lived in Belgium in the late 1960s while my father researched for his dissertation. I was too young to remember, but my mother told me that, while traveling in France, we were greeted by a standing ovation at a....

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Thursday, May 30th, 2019 12:27:02

The Right Choices

This week, the Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling and upheld an Indiana law that had been signed by then-Gov. Mike Pence. The law, according to the Supreme Court ruling, "excluded fetal remains from the definition of infectious and....

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Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 21:58:18

Failure to Communicate

Over 10,000 names were submitted, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (now a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York) was selected and assisted in her primary campaign by a candidate-recruiting group.

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