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Gun Safety, Gridlock, and the Demise of Congress

Bruce Lesley | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

The fact is that Congress does not need some sort of invitation from the White House in order to do their job. To take affirmative action toward addressing our nation's problems, Congress should put aside its letterhead and stop writing letters to the President and federal agencies asking them to take action.

Latino Disconnect: "Dirty Money" Should Not Prevail

Soldanela Rivera | Posted 09.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Soldanela Rivera

On a grand scale, Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony moved me, most specifically its first segment dedication to the Industrial Revolution and the workers who made it possible.

New York Times Leads Call To Illiteracy -- Will Shrink Allowable Vocabulary

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gerald Sindell

This country has been on a stupid vector for a long time. It's hard to tell when being inarticulate became as acceptable as being smart, but the notion has unfortunately gained traction.