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Millennials Face Problems

August 27, 2016


Call it socialism or whatever you want, but Sen. Bernie Sanders addresses the problems facing the millennials. For generations the American dream has been neatly defined with imagery of a large house, big bank account, two kids and a white picket fence. But that scene is shifting as millennials become the largest demographic in the […]

Are Voters “Polarized?”

August 24, 2016


Before 2000, the American news media mostly used “polarization” to refer to sunglasses or camera lenses. Not anymore. Journalists have increasingly used the word to describe the state of partisan politics with few people challenging this perception. Now, however, the intense media focus is on what divides Americans rather than what unites them, and it […]

Young People Must Vote

August 9, 2016


While growing up in the 1950s, I could not wait to turn 21 so I could vote on issues and candidates of the day. I have voted in every election since 1956. In 1952, I was on my high school debate team and took Adlai Stevenson while my opponent took Dwight Eisenhower, and I looked […]