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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Thursday, May 16th, 2019 15:06:11

Your Mission: Learn to Live

May is graduation month. Students, parents and friends celebrate the end of one process and the start of another. Once we finish with our formal education, we often forget that our learning should not end. Lifelong learning is critical, and....

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Thursday, May 9th, 2019 11:17:34

Saving Lives, Giving Dignity

Recently, our geriatric cat, Sara, was diagnosed with kidney disease. She's over 100 in people years and has lived a good life. Her nights used to be spent curled at my feet, a few feet from my bedside table, where....

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 18:36:42

We Need to Improve our Financial Literacy

The economy continues to roar, and most Americans are keeping more of the money that they earn, but Americans still disapprove of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It's mind-boggling and confusing. It's easy to blame the media --....

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Thursday, April 25th, 2019 15:00:34

The Opioid Crisis Hits Close to Home

Last winter, my husband and I joined with other mourners at the funeral of a man who died in his mid-20s. His family talked about how he was so full of life and love; his friends recalled how he had....

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