April

The future of immigration reform

If people can't come across the Southern border, they will come down through Canada or as increasingly the case, by sea, to the Gulf or West coasts of the U.S.

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Bush Library: Brazen attempt to rewrite history

With a price tag of $250 million, the George W. Bush library is the biggest and most expensive of the 13 that have been opened to recognize the former presidents.

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“Sticks to your soul” writing: Tribute to Phillip Bonosky

I first read his (earlier) novel, Burning Valley, in college - a requirement for a class on "working class literature."

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Can Destry ride again? An essay on gun control

Reducing gun violence in modern America, is not as simple as in "Destry." But neither is it a lot more complicated!

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How to tax the rich and audit them too!

Auditors generally do a decent job identifying how much wealthy taxpayers are trying to shortchange Uncle Sam. But they're only examining a fraction of the returns the wealthy file.

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Literature in crisis

The USSR was one of the most literate societies, and it was this focus on education that allowed the Soviets to delve into the works of Tolstoy and Pushkin.

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Keep hope alive, build a transformative movement

The election of Obama in 2008 and his reelection in 2012 gave millions hope that this awful situation would change for the better. But that hope hasn't been fully realized.

 

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Reader voices: Relationships with no rights

Conservatives continue to fight nature and necessity. For them, this is a ballgame without an end. For the rest of us, we may finally see the clock ticking down to victory.