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For over a century, American higher education has been viewed as a public good as well as a vehicle for personal growth. It has been a source of scientific and technological advances as well as . . . more
In the interior of Washington state, in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, there is a tiny city, population about 900, that I have long wanted to visit — Roslyn. more
Half of me never wants to write or speak the name Trump again. Half of me wants to finish the work I started nearly four years ago . . . more
The coronavirus pandemic has created a variety of hardships that have left families and children in distress. Social isolation. A mounting death toll. An estimated . . . more
Besides the sad deaths of a quarter-million Americans, the pandemic claimed another victim this month: the re-election of President Trump. Had the election been held in February . . . more
The following is not a how-to for anyone else. It’s just my story. We all have to maneuver our way through the grinding deprivations of the coronavirus as best we can. We hadn’t seen the kids or grandkids for nine months . . . more
Having run successfully for public office 13 times, I can readily understand why President Trump is having a hissy fit. more
Is anyone else thinking about the Berlin Airlift? It is one of the great stories of American audacity in the face of political thuggery. In case you’re too young to remember . . . more
The election is in the history books. As the dust finally settles on the presidential race, it appears that Joe Biden won with the same razor-thin margin by which Donald Trump did in 2016. more
Scene 1: The butcher at the local food store turned to face me from behind the counter. I noticed his mask in the below-the-nose position. I gave him my food order, and calmly asked him to wear his mask appropriately. more
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