These Are the Times That Try Men’s Souls–Part I

But There is Hope--Part 1 of 4 Prophetic to say the least.  Famous words from Tom Paine’s “The American Crisis.” So moving, that Washington required it read to his troops at a time that the American cause was in doubt. Regardless, Paine’s inference was clear: the times have always tried men’s souls. Without dedication, without effort, there... Continue Reading →

Finland ends homelessness and provides shelter for all in need by– Glösel November 14, 2019

"In Finland, the number of homeless people has fallen sharply. The reason: The country applies the “Housing First” concept. Those affected by homelessness receive a small apartment and counselling – without any preconditions. 4 out of 5 people affected thus make their way back into a stable life. And: All this is cheaper than accepting... Continue Reading →

Chief Justice Warns That ‘Civic Education Has Fallen By the Wayside’

"Civic education, like all education, is a continuing enterprise and conversation," Roberts said. "Each generation has an obligation to pass on to the next, not only a fully functioning government responsive to the needs of the people, but the tools to understand and improve it."

My Favorite Reads for 2019

Sometimes it takes me awhile to get to my library. I hear about a book that interests me and I buy it. I do purchase more than I can consume in a timely manner. Fortunately, I do finally get around to all of them. So, for those of you that are annual attendees at the... Continue Reading →

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