Thursday, April 5th, 2018 13:03:23

All God’s Children

This week includes Easter as well as the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. On Easter, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. On this anniversary, we reflect on King's message, work and legacy.....

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Thursday, March 29th, 2018 13:02:51

Framework, Fact, Opinion and Common Ground

Inherent to any democracy is robust debate and an understanding of all the options available before reaching a solution. For a democracy to work, people from all walks of life must participate in the process.

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 13:02:10

A Better Future

When we see a problem in society, we want to fix it. Often the theoretical solution appears as a large government program, administered and funded through Washington, D.C. It is intellectually appealing and provides that ability to gather large amounts....

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Thursday, March 15th, 2018 13:01:37

A Learning Experience From PA-18’s Special Election

Republicans have a chance to learn and grow. The question is whether they will take this opportunity to do that. I am writing this column on the morning after the special election for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district, and the race....

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Thursday, March 8th, 2018 13:00:56

With Malice Toward None, With Charity for All

To make progress as a nation, we must have free and open debate. This can be done only by approaching topics with the belief in others' rights to have and to state their opinions and for us to take no....

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Thursday, March 1st, 2018 13:00:13

Relative Political Vision

Republicans need to more clearly articulate their relative political vision. In our current two party system, the decision is often based on which option is disliked the least. The winner, after winning, determines that they earned the votes they received,....

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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 12:59:38

Make it Work

Make our current systems work first -- then figure out if additional changes are needed. This past week, 17 people were murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, by a single shooter. As a mother of two....

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018 12:59:04

Our Work — the Will of God

This coming week we recognize the federal holiday celebrating George Washington's birthday. Many states now recognize President Abraham Lincoln's birthday on the same day. For retail advertisers, it's more about the sales than anything else, and for some school systems....

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Thursday, February 8th, 2018 12:58:38

Tumultuous Waters, Sound Structure

In a world that often feels tumultuous and erratic, it's helpful to step back and realize that change is the only constant, whether in personal life or the life of a nation. To weather the storm, look to the horizon....

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Thursday, February 1st, 2018 12:57:46

The People

The coming mid-term elections will be a battle between hope and fear, pride and shame, inclusion or identity politics and the people versus the current bureaucracy and government control. On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump set it up perfectly.

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