Seventy years ago this month, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed what many historians and economists consider the greatest social legislation ever passed by the United States Congress. As popular as the GI Bill remains today, the passage of the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944 was by no means a slam dunk.
High school, college, taking on new responsibilities; those are times when you expect or at least hope to find a mentor.
It’s hard to tell what’s a bigger joke: Common Core or Common Core critics.
Dud sat at the computer and went over the several hundred pages of his novel for three straight days.
The American Red Cross is celebrating 100 years of swimming safety education, not by patting itself on the back, but by redoubling its efforts to make us more prepared for aquatic mishaps.
Was sitting in my back yard the other night and watched as a robin pulled a worm from my freshly watered grass.
It will be nice when the construction is done.
America owes a debt of gratitude to the millions of veterans who have served and fought to keep our country safe. Those who serve in our Armed Services are responsible for not only protecting our physical safety, but also the freedoms and values upon which our nation was founded.
Sheesh, China, you sure know how to kick a country when it’s on its way down.
A massive earthquake rolled through the Republican Establishment after Eric Cantor became the first sitting House Majority Leader to lose in a primary since, well…ever. Going back to 1899, the 19th Century. Back when Mugwumps bought buggy whips and the Emperor of Russian lunched with the Viceroy of India.
I want to grow marijuana in my back yard. It’s legal in this state, and since I want to grow it everyone should be able to do it.
These days, the scandal involving long wait times at VA hospitals can feel like some made-in-Washington D.C. spectacle generated by politicians looking for headlines.
Hillary, you go girl.
The first day of summer is still a week away, but for Sunnyside School District kids, at least, summer began this past Wednesday.
“What do you figure he’ll weigh now, Doc?” said Steve.