When Everything is Labeled Broken, Do Broken People Ensue?

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I gave up hope years ago. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

No Child Left Behind and Common Core—Are They Working?

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No Child Left Behind may not be meeting the needs of the many, only the few. Christian Lyons explores this disparity.

They say it’s a GOP Wave. Hope You’re a Good Swimmer

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Many Americans voted to give control of both house of congress to the Republican party. Time will tell if this was a wise choice on their part.

John Oliver Debates Minimum Wage. Living Wage Anyone?

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The federal minimum wage has not been adjusted since 2009 and does not provide a living wage for full time work. Time to fix it?

Safe from ISIS? Yes or NO, Panic is never the Answer!

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With terror groups sophisticated use of social media and misinformation, panic and overreaction are not valid options. Measured, informed and solid security measured are.

Do More Americans Want a More Active U.S. in World Affairs?

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With ISIS becoming a growing threat and potential global destabilizing force, should The U.S. take a leadership role, as part of a large international effort, to defeat it?

ISIS. The next big US Middle East War?

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Should America lead the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and can we live with the consequences if we don’t?

The Promise of Africa and Its Importance to US

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With its wealth of natural and human resources, economic engagement by us/world in Africa will bring about prosperity and help solve poverty and wars.

How much of the CIA Torture Report should be Made Public?

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This is a fight for the Integrity, Credibility and Soul of America and what we stand for.

Seems No U.S. Administration Wrongdoing in Benghazi after All!

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Over two years and investigations by 8 committees found no Administration wrongdoing in Benghazi. Can Congress finally get back to work?

Is Suing and/or Impeaching the President Appropriate or Cheap Politics?

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Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?

While the Rest of the World Supports Families and Children, the U.S. is a Global Embarrassment

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America: We are behind the times, and it’s embarrassing. Nick Chiles calls for nation wide action.

Green Berets in Iraq: “Our boots will not touch the ground. You just watch.”

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Immediately prior to their recent deployment in Iraq, the Green Berets were awarded their BJJ black belts from Grandmaster Hener Seagull.

Eric Cantor’s Fall & Bogus Republican Bedtime Stories

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The main stream conversation about Cantor’s fall is missing the point: Charles D. Ellison explains how.

President Obama Signs Executive Order Easing Debt for 5 Million Former Students

Do Black People See Obama As The Messiah

“I’ve heard from too many young people who are frustrated that they’ve done everything they were supposed to do — and now they’re paying the price,” Obama said yesterday in his weekly address.

Uppity Women & Uppity Others

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Rev. Neil O’Farrell considers what happens when talented people hope to rise.