It is well known that the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. has ended many lives and livelihoods. What is not as well known is that the pandemic economy has also given birth to an enormous number of business start-ups.
Those new businesses do not compensate for the tragic losses and…
I believe totally in your freedoms. I do, you’re free, you got to do what you have to do.
But I recommend taking the vaccines. I did it, it’s good, take the vaccines.
— Donald Trump at an August 21 rally in Alabama
I am your voice. I alone can fix it.
— Donald Trump, acceptance speech, at 2016 Republican National Convention
Just say the election was corrupt + leave the rest to me.
— Donald Trump, as quoted from notes on December 27 phone call to acting U.S. attorney general Jeffrey Rosen
If those responsible (for the January 6 insurrectionist storming of the Capitol) are not held accountable, and if Congress does not act responsibly, this will remain a cancer on our constitutional Republic, undermining the peaceful transfer of power at the heart of our democratic system.”
The United States of America is a nation built by and on the backs of immigrants. In spite of this, the United States has always grappled with how to address immigration issues.
In 2021, immigration is once again near the top of the agenda for the country. That doesn’t mean…
Fly me to the moon
Let me play among the stars
Let me know what spring is like
On a Jupiter and Mars
Those are the lyrics to a song written by Bart Howard, recorded by Kaye Ballard in 1954 and made popular ten years later by Frank Sinatra.
On July 4 of this year, the United States of America will celebrate the 244th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. On June 19 of this year, for the first time, the United States of America celebrated the emancipation of slaves as a national holiday. …
This fragile crucible called our American democracy was created after the Revolutionary War. Since that time, Americans have been involved in an evolutionary war in a continuing struggle to craft the more perfect union envisioned by our founders.
Columbine High School, Littleton, CO: 13 killed in a mass shooting, 1999. Sandy Hook Elementary School, Sandy Hook, CT: 27 killed in 2012. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, FL: 17 killed in 2018.
Each of these mass shootings should have led to meaningful gun safety legislation. …
In his inaugural address on January 20, 1961, John F. Kennedy, famously said, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” …