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A Father’s Son

Most Americans are at least somewhat familiar with Theodore Roosevelt, the nation’s 26th president.  One historian described him as “the most interesting man to ever become president.”  In addition to being a statesman, he was an author, a soldier, an explorer, and a naturalist.  His face carved on Mt. Rushmore […]

“What Kind of Society Do You Want to Live In?”

That was the headline on introducing a story that was also broadcast the night before on the network’s news program, On Assignment.  The rest of the headline read, “Inside the country where Down syndrome is disappearing.”  The CBS News Twitter feed advertising the broadcast stated, “Iceland is on the […]

Universal Basic Income

At only age 33, Mark Zuckerberg is one of America’s richest entrepreneurs.  Time Magazine named him among the 100 most influential people in the world as part of its annual Person of the Year award.  Forbes lists him as #10 on their list of the World’s Most Powerful People.  Zuckerberg […]

The Searchers

Motion picture and television westerns have made places such as Dodge City, Tombstone, and Deadwood famous in spite of the fact that a century and a half ago they were just small towns on the vast western plain.  As well, men such as Wild Bill Hickok, Doc Holliday, and Wyatt […]