Cracks in the Concrete: Is PC ...

Jan 10, 2020 by

Have we finally hit bottom? In Alcoholics Anonymous, “hitting bottom” means you wake up one morning in yet another drunken stupor,...

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Cui Bono? Our Endless Wars

Jan 8, 2020 by

The killing of Iran’s Quds Force commander Major General Qasem Soleimani by an American drone in Baghdad unleashed a firestorm of...

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A Manhattan Whole Foods’ Homel...

Jan 5, 2020 by

The degradation of human life in major American cities astonishes and alarms. In San Francisco, the homeless defecate in the streets...

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What’s Driving America&#...

Jan 4, 2020 by

“Why Is America So Depressed?” was one of the first headlines I saw as I jumped back into work after the holidays. “Well, there’s a...

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Too Young? Too Old? What Age R...

Dec 29, 2019 by

On December 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed into law the $738 billion Defense Spending Bill. In addition to providing for our...

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Up In Arms: The Battle Over Gu...

Dec 26, 2019 by

The fight over the Second Amendment is getting pretty real in Virginia, as citizens await the introduction of a sweeping new gun...

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My Letter To Greta: Some Quest...

Dec 22, 2019 by

Dear Greta Thunberg, Congratulations on making the cover of Time and being named “Person of the Year.” That’s quite an achievement...

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Why Are Women Proposing to The...

Dec 22, 2019 by

The world would be a much better place if men would step back and let women take the lead. At least, that’s what former president...

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Fighting Loneliness During the...

Dec 20, 2019 by

As I read through a recent Pew Research Center report detailing America’s dreary numbers regarding single-parent households, I came...

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The Five Quotes From Trump’s L...

Dec 19, 2019 by

This is it, we’re coming up on the finale of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s and her fellow Democrats’ likely ill-fated attempt to see Donald...

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Impeachment Fatigue and the Wa...

Dec 18, 2019 by

It’s nearly Christmas, and the nation is bustling with related activities. The nation is also bustling over impeachment. Or rather,...

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Huge Baseball Contacts Come Wi...

Dec 15, 2019 by

In the past week, several record-breaking contracts were signed by Major League Baseball players. Stephen Strasburg, the 2019 World...

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Kids and Sexuality: Enough Is ...

Dec 11, 2019 by

Stop. No, that’s not enough. To paraphrase “the girl” in Hemingway’s story “Hills Like White Elephants,” “Would you please please...

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It’s Time to Stop Hating...

Dec 8, 2019 by

There are plenty of candidates for the worst Christmas song. “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” comes off as the humanitarian...

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Christmas After Communism: One...

Dec 5, 2019 by

During the holiday season I usually come across at least one social media picture of families seeking to give back. This can be...

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Righting the Chaos in an Incre...

Dec 5, 2019 by

I’ve noticed a common theme in many conversations this last year. They’re peppered with variations of the refrain, “It’s strange out...

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Why We Need to Take Education ...

Dec 4, 2019 by

Sometimes the best way to go forward is to go backward. In 1899, the population of Boonville, North Carolina was under 200. It was a...

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Washington’s Thanksgiving Proc...

Nov 28, 2019 by

Thanksgiving is a quintessential American holiday. It is a holiday that in many ways requires some sense of the supernatural –...

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The Grievance-Mongers Should L...

Nov 28, 2019 by

When you scoop that spoonful of mashed potatoes into your mouth this Thanksgiving, just think of all of the Indians that had to die...

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Bring Back the Family Dinner

Nov 22, 2019 by

Growing up, my parents put a premium on ensuring we had family dinners together almost every night. These dinners were times to check...

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