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What is Going On With Trump?

August 21, 2017
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What is Going On With Trump?

About ten days have passed since the march in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The march of neo-Nazis and white nationalists tell us something is going on in this country. Sure, the march was anti-black people. And it was anti-Jewish people. And it

A Good Story About America

August 16, 2017
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A Good Story About America

Most Americans agree on one thing. The merits of a person should be the most important quality. That is the road to success.

But it is not easy. Now comes a story out of the United States...

White Nationalists Riot in Virginia – Where does President Trump Stand?

August 14, 2017
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White Nationalists Riot in Virginia – Where does President Trump Stand?

America is the land of freedom of speech. The law protects rallies and marches by everyone. This includes white supremacists and neo-Nazis. The protection is in the First Amendment. It ensures the right to free speech. Rallies are as American...

Venezuela: Is a Class War Within the Military Underway?

August 9, 2017
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Venezuela: Is a Class War Within the Military Underway?

Things are getting worse in Venezuela. The Maduro government is trying to take full control. People who disagree are going to prison. Food and medicine...

China and America: Two Ways of Free Speech

August 7, 2017
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China and America: Two Ways of Free Speech

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to free speech. It guarantees not just the right to make free speech, but the...

Venezuela Heads Down the Dark Road to Dictatorship

August 2, 2017
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Venezuela Heads Down the Dark Road to Dictatorship

A rigged referendum is all it takes. Some Venezuelans went to the polls last Sunday. They voted for a national assembly to...

The North Korean Plan for Victory

July 31, 2017
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The North Korean Plan for Victory

Will North Korea go to war against the United States? If it does, it is a war it will lose. Then why are...

For China, ‘Iran is at the Center of Everything’

July 26, 2017
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For China, ‘Iran is at the Center of Everything’

The idea of ‘America First’ does not impress the world. It is giving other countries the chance to fill the gap left by...

Made in America Week? There are No Maids in America. What?

July 24, 2017
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Made in America Week? There are No Maids in America. What?

There are three hundred and twenty-five million people in America. Donald Trump cannot find any of them to fill some jobs at his fancy resort in Florida.

Last week was...

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How Well Does Your Pet See?

Here is another way pets are like people. They can have vision problems. Sometimes the symptoms are easy to detect. Your dog or cat...

New Danger: The Bottom of Your Shoes

Do you take off your shoes when you go into someone’s home? Most Americans do not. It is common practice in Japan and Finland....

New Research: What it Means to Become a Mother

There is even a word that describes it. It is “matrescence.” The matrescence period begins during pregnancy and extends into motherhood. The signs can...

An Immigrant Artist in America

Nari Ward is an artist from Jamaica. He lives and works in a former Harlem fire station.

Nari Ward takes everyday objects – most...

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