To paraphrase Jerry Seinfeld’s would-be paramour, “Inflation is real….and it is spectacular.”
In our interview, Glenn Poshard said he was largely inspired to carry out these marches to promote nonviolence. He said our greatest threat is our own country if we are to remain divisive.
Imagine a world where police officers regularly confiscate property from civilians, based only on officers’ accusations of criminal conduct. Imagine that these allegations are never examined by a judge and that charges of criminal conduct are often never even filed.
With the new school year underway, parents across the country are once again grappling with a public education system that has been a colossal failure during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the National Center for Education Statistics,1.5 million students left public K-12 schools in the …
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American research, technology, and advancements in healthcare are amazing examples of brilliance, innovation, and capacity. The speed at which our healthcare experts rolled out vaccines for COVID-19 is an exemplar that will be studied and admired for decades to come. The world owes these exp…
In the days since the U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Biden administration has reiterated that it will “judge the Taliban by its actions, not its words.” But the Taliban’s actions are already failing to live up to the group’s flowery promises of reform.
The Biden administration took a much-needed step toward protecting the health and wellness of America’s schoolchildren and educators last month by directing U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona last month to take all necessary legal steps to ensure that governors are facilitating a saf…
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After months of teasing a run for governor of Illinois, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, will announce Tuesday plans to run for reelection in the newly-drawn 15th Congressional District, a campaign aide confirmed.
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State Sen. Cristina Pacione-Zayas’ friends tease her for changing the meaning of words. “Solution” becomes a verb when she says “I’m about solutioning.”