Thursday, August 31st, 2017 12:27:31

Back to Work

While many of us consider work to be a four-letter word, we all know that work can be fun and exhilarating if we are working at becoming better, or using our talents to help others. In such cases, work is....

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Thursday, August 17th, 2017 12:26:58

Ludicrous, Ridiculous Life

When you have a hard time distinguishing between a ludicrous late-night comedy sketch and a game on ESPN, you know that things are out of hand. This Tuesday, the website "Outkick the Coverage" ran this story: "MSESPN Pulls Asian Announcer....

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Thursday, August 17th, 2017 12:26:24

The Last Year at Home

My first memories of dropping our daughter -- and oldest child -- off at preschool revolve around her screaming "Mommy, Mommy," as I walked out the door. She was a toddler and I was returning to work full time. I....

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Thursday, August 10th, 2017 12:25:53

Shades of Gray

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function," wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald in a series of articles named "The Crack-up"....

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Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 12:24:52

White House Communications

If you have been on vacation, you may have been buried in a good summer novel and missed the real-life story of Anthony Scaramucci, whose tenure as White House director of communications lasted just 10 days. Though this is no....

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Saturday, July 29th, 2017 12:21:23

News, Information and Infotainment

Watching today's constant battle between the White House and the press is tiresome for spectators and probably even more exhausting for those who are involved in the day to day back and forth. While it might drive ratings, it might....

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Thursday, July 27th, 2017 12:23:50

Senate Should Push Towards Peak Performance

This week, after the press predicted doom for the potential repeal and replacement of Obamacare, Senator John McCain, R., Ariz., who had been diagnosed with brain cancer last week, flew back into Washington to vote for the motion to debate....

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Thursday, July 20th, 2017 12:23:15

Media Hype Forces Friction

Americans' interests and broadcast news coverage are at odds. Additionally, the tendency of the news media to focus on conflict rather than progress helps create an adverse environment for lawmakers. Perhaps we need a change of focus.

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017 12:22:45

Frame of Reference

It's common to hear political debates and read headlines regarding immigration, policy and how welcoming (or unwelcoming) the United States is to those who want to move here. Sometimes, though, some key facts are missing. So bear with me as....

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Thursday, July 6th, 2017 12:22:14

Feeling Free

According to a recent write up by Jon Clifton, a managing partner at Gallup, we have a lot to work on in our country, starting with feeling free. Yes, we celebrated the 241st anniversary of the Declaration of Independence this....

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