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JRB18 on Oct 24, 2022 2:30 AM
Election day is two weeks away! Let's make sure we reach out to friends and family to get out the vote, critical races this year both at the national AND local levels. See Comments
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Opinion

Does “School Choice” Get a “Pass” or “Fail”?

September 12, 2023
Kids are back in school, and debates about our education system are front and center again. Between what can/can’t be taught and what can/can’t be read, schools are akin to a war zone.… Read More

Gaffe Way Through the First Term

July 31, 2023
As the 2024 season begins in earnest, speculation over President Biden’s competency has intensified. While people are living longer, more active lives, fitness- both mental and physical-… Read More

But What About 2023

July 31, 2023
Why Does 2023 Matter? With just 15 months until the general election of 2024, people around the world have begun to watch the Presidential ballot take shape, eagerly anticipating the next big… Read More

Hot Strike Summer Is Heating Up

July 31, 2023
The summer of 2023 has featured searing temperatures, freakishly warm oceans…and lots of workers either on the picket line or threatening to join one. Labor experts are calling it “Hot… Read More

A Cookout Crisis

July 19, 2023
Each summer, Americans of all creeds come together over one still-sacred, nearly ubiquitous tradition- the barbecue. Whether hosted on balcony or backyard, a good old-fashioned cookout brings… Read More

"Show Me the Way to Go Home..." The Homelessness Problem

July 19, 2023
Anyone who has been looking to buy a house or rent an apartment these last years knows how out of control the prices are. In New York City, the average monthly cost for a dinky studio apartment is… Read More

Low Energy Joe

July 5, 2023
With Jeb Bush no longer in the running, Donald Trump may very well have a new opponent to call ‘low energy’ in 2024; Joe Biden. While the President gears up for a grueling campaign and… Read More

Spoiler Alert- RFK JR in 2024

July 5, 2023
While there is much to speculate about as Republicans jockey for the Presidential nomination, corresponding updates from the Democrats suggests Joe Biden will once again seamlessly hit the trail on… Read More