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The Storm Before the Calm - Which Generation Will Hear the Wake-Up Call?

Michael Mamas | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Michael Mamas

It took a double whammy to wake America up (the Depression followed by World War II). As is said, those who do not understand history are destined to repeat it.

A Non-Political View On Immigration

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Joseph W. Gauld

I am a political independent who has concerns with both major presidential candidates. In addition, I particularly dislike the negative focus on the...

Why I Am Voting For Hillary Clinton and Why It Is Too Costly To Stay Quiet

James Calder | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
James Calder

I am not a political pundit or expert, which makes me extremely qualified to write about the presidential election. I am biased because I believe in w...

I'm a Pastor, And Donald Trump's America Scares the Crap Out of Me

Steve Austin | Posted 09.24.2016 | Religion
Steve Austin

My desire for the Church and for our nation is to see love and grace grow. To embrace everyone, as they are. And to respect the dignity of every human life. But that can't happen with a reality TV President.

One More Time: Why Not Trump?

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

Let me make it clear, I am not enamored with Clinton either. Unfortunately, we have two bad options. We have to choose which of them is less dangerous to this wonderful country. I think Trump is more dangerous, and in what follows I will explain why.

Was I Practicing Law Without A License?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Catherine Nagle

This familiar cycle of standing up for the right cause is now even more apparent to me in the upcoming presidential election. It's as though my entire life focus has been observing too many people not standing up for what's right in this election.

Three Kinds Of People

Michael Meade, D.H.L. | Posted 09.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Meade, D.H.L.

In these troubled times we need more of the third level of understanding that brings a deeper commitment to a future that is more genuinely humane, more fully inclusive, more dedicated to justice than to greed and more able to find ways to balance the needs of both nature and culture.

'Along for the Ride' in Venice: The Real Dennis Hopper Told by Nick Ebeling & Satya de la Manitou

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.21.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Perhaps it is because I once met him at a party with my father in Los Angeles, or maybe it's due to his acting in cult mega classics like Easy Rider a...

The 5 Most Underrated Cities in the U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.20.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

For Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors and Ashlea Halpern. What makes a city underrated? To start, it can't have its own TV show. (Sorry, Portland...

Why This Election Season Has Left This 93-Year-Old Hungry For America

Phyllis Sues | Posted 09.18.2016 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

The political scheme at present is a complete joke and not to be laughed at. There are no winners, only losers. Did you ever feel all alone, neglected, abandoned, and helpless? This political scene, this sad scenario has left us who love America, orphaned, neglected and starved for someone to respect.

7 Point Political Gridlock FIX

Debra L. Morrison | Posted 09.16.2016 | Politics
Debra L. Morrison

I, too, am dismayed at the nearly incalculable loss of American development due to political gridlock! Michael Porter, Harvard Business School Professor and Economist reports, "the political system & the political rhetoric is the problem at the core."

In Russia-U.S. Deal, West Leaves Syrian Islamist Mess

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 09.15.2016 | World
Anhvinh Doanvo

With no official documentation publicly available, latest cease-fire negotiated by the US and Russia has been criticized as unusually vague, nontransparent, and weak.

A White Guy Talks About White Privilege

Outspeak | Posted 09.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

White privilege exists. There's no denying it. The sooner we collectively accept it, the better things will be for everyone. No matter what way you spin it, white people are not oppressed.

What Colin Kaepernick's Protest Reveals About America

Lee Williams | Posted 09.13.2016 | Black Voices
Lee Williams

If Kapernick's version of America threatens that of those that believe in America's grandeur, then which one is correct? The answer: Both.

13 Signs Your Mall Is Dying

Elford Alley | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
Elford Alley

Does your town have a mall? Do you have a sneaking suspicion that it’s on a downhill slide? We have a handy little list here to help you know for su...

American Soul

Jason Bartholomew | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Jason Bartholomew

If you want to be a true patriot then stop lambasting a man for a silent protest of a song. Don't vote for a man who wants to build walls physically and metaphorically. We need to start remembering what made America great in the first place, and imbue that spirit back into our society before it's too late.

The Best Way To Honor 9/11 Victims Is To Unite Our Fractured Country

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Steve Siebold

But 15 years later, where are we now? Are we a country united or one divided again? A look at the headlines and it's pretty clear the American sentiment of the post 9/11 days are sadly long forgotten. The 2016 race to the White House is a mockery.

Trump's Rise Is Everyone's Responsibility

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

Republicans aren't solely responsible for income inequality in America any more than Democrats are for the country's immigration problem. It has taken two to tango on these, and a variety of other topics, over the course of decades.

7 Lessons Muslims Can Learn From Colin Kaepernick

Saud Inam | Posted 09.08.2016 | Religion
Saud Inam

In recent times when racism, bigotry, hate, xenophobia, Islamophobia and police brutality have increased in America, Kaepernick's stand has given hope in a better America as he calls to America's conscience.

These 9 American Destinations Are The Local Answer To Your European Wanderlust

Alexa Sachs | Posted 09.07.2016 | Travel

This season, we’re all feeling a little wanderlust. Whether we’re daydreaming of island-hopping in the clear waters of the Mediterranean or stroll...

13 Things You Probably Don't Know About The American Flag

Zak Mustapha | Posted 09.07.2016 | Education
Zak Mustapha

Some states had rearranged the stars out of the grid in an attempt to standardize the flag. Nonetheless, President Taft introduced delimited proportions and standardization guidelines.

'American Anarchist' in Venice: Talking Choices and Responsibilities with Filmmaker Charlie Siskel

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.07.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

"One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibilit...

Here Lies America

David S. Simon | Posted 09.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
David S. Simon

There is a new epidemic coursing through the veins of our country that is every bit as insidious as the Zika virus. It's called pathological lying...

Can I Vote For Hillary And Still Have An Inquiring Mind?

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 08.31.2016 | Politics
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

I recently received a Facebook notification that my political preferences are being monitored. Facebook, shrewd detective that it is, scientifically ...

Charlie Lives On at "Chaplin's World"

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.28.2016 | Entertainment
Magda Abu-Fadil

The Tramp, The Immigrant, the comedian, the actor, the writer, the musician, the composer, the director, the husband, the father, the genius. The le...