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– Kontrast.at/Kathrin 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." http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/school_law/2019/12/chief_justice_warns_that_civic.html?cmp=soc-facebook-shr&fbclid=IwAR37tJFJVhBdrL8AjkfWThXnVjg5phhNWbcv6oPeTAnlYE9JiEtClEdfsZs http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/school_law/2019/12/chief_justice_warns_that_civic.html?cmp=soc-facebook-shr&fbclid=IwAR37tJFJVhBdrL8AjkfWThXnVjg5phhNWbcv6oPeTAnlYE9JiEtClEdfsZs

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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