“Despair is not an option!” Bernie Sanders shouted to a packed auditorium in Boston, Massachusetts, recently.
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Benjamin Franklin, in 1755, said, “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”
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According to Psychology Today, here are some of the defining characteristics of sociopathic behavior:
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In the game of Jeopardy it’s not the answer that’s called for–it’s the question.
“I’ve been a Democrat for over forty years–but no more,” begins an all too common response to an online polling question posed to progressives about what party (if any) respondents identify with.
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After a recent visit to the Harding Presidential Site in Marion, Ohio, I was inspired to do a little digging into the past.
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Three separate town hall events were held in our area this past week.
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Since my return home from lobbying in the halls of Congress with other citizen activists, I have become sensitive to the frustrations my fellow Americans have voiced in regards to Trump’s cabinet […]
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It is often said the movers and shakers of American politics exist inside a small and cozy world, busily wheeling and dealing with their peers.
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It’s been a whirlwind week of making history together in America.
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Senator Bernie Sanders would make an excellent kindergarten teacher.
This past year was a year of protest in the U.S. There were civil disobedience protests during “Democracy Spring” on the steps of the Capitol Building to voice outrage at the big […]
Every person who has ever met Thomas Jackson or seen his urban landscape and gardening work in his inner city Toledo, Ohio, neighborhood admires him.
Most states have set aside areas to preserve what the land used to be like before the coming of the Europeans. A place that’s as close to its original character as possible… […]
Richard Masters runs MCS Industries, the largest manufacturer of picture frames and mirrors in the U.S., but profits have shrunk in recent years in spite of their growth in sales.
Dear Sir: This is probably one of many emails regarding The Dakota Access Pipeline you have received and will receive, so I will keep it short and to the point.
A group of fifty Ohioans braved the rush hour traffic and car exhaust to take a stand against the Dakota Access pipeline recently. They stood on a busy highway in front of […]
YahNé Ndgo, surrogate for Jill Stein, gave a rousing rally speech for Toledo-area Greens recently, reminding her audience you can’t vote against someone, you can only vote for someone.
With so much negativity expressed this presidential election, it’s refreshing when voters express positive reasons and a sense of joy for supporting a candidate.
Clara Jeffery, editor-in-chief of Mother Jones magazine, recently tweeted how third party candidates (such as Gary Johnson and Jill Stein) attract young voters more than her favorite candidate, Hillary Clinton. Jeffery stated, […]
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Many Americans can’t ignore what the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) did to their communities.