As someone who served as a sergeant in Afghanistan, only to take a civilian job helping veterans upon returning home, I fully understand patriotism.
"Is there a more despised word among Republicans than "environmentalist?" For many GOP voters, the term conjures up a mental image of tree-hugging socialists hell-bent on regulating our country back to the Stone Age."
"I have developed strong relationships with my Girl Scout mentors through the years and learned many skills from them. Because of all of these experiences, I can say that Girl Scouts is the best leadership organization for girls."
“The persistent normalcy of lower achievement among certain disadvantaged student populations is deeply troubling. Closing those gaps should be as important— if not more— than simply raising overall graduation rates.”
"Not everyone will be travelling over Labor Day and I would like to suggest an activity of labor that will be mentally good for you and your entire family."
"As a new teacher, the constant challenge for me was parental engagement. A working parent’s schedule often left little time during school hours to participate in their child’s education and those who were free during school hours, failed to realize ...
Each day, nearly 100 U.S. babies are born with congenital heart defects. Many will not make it to their first birthday. Fortunately, several breakthrough technologies have emerged in recent years that could save many of these babies. It's time we ...
“The first order of business is to win the [midterm] elections on November 6,” Clyburn said. “That’s what I’ve been concentrating on.”
"Meet the new boss, same as the old boss."
Pride and a sense of social justice, run deep in Cummington, as the continuous showing of the 1945 film demonstrates, in part because of its role in offering refuge to foreigners who turned to America for help in starting a ...
Trump's outsourcing is inconsistent with his attacks on U.S. companies manufacturing products overseas.
“America was created to be an exception to the global norm that limited freedom, curtailed liberties, denied due process and caused poverty to persist across generations. We had to overcome huge obstacles, of course, but the extra-ordinary achievements we’ve realized ...
Please excuse me for not welling up with empathy for those who are addicted to opioids. Yeah, I know drug addiction is a bad thing, but people make choices and have to live with the consequences.
America spends twice as much on healthcare as its peers in the developed world yet fares worse on a range of health indicators, including life expectancy and infant mortality.
Dear Senator Cardin: It is now more evident than ever that Mr. Donald Trump is not competent to serve as president of the United States of America.