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The United States at the dawn of the twentieth century was a nation transformed. The rural, agrarian nation of Jefferson's time and Jefferson's vision had embarked on a Hamiltonian evolution, the ...
by dsteffen
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 02:00 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
I have been doing a lot of thinking about how the republicans want to save money by cutting popular social programs and now the new/no so new tactic of cutting Medicare payments to doctors. First of ...
by tlcpro
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 11:04 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
You are a good person with a desire to help those in need. One day, after seeing a family in deep crisis, you help to set up a new home for them. Afterward, you maintain close ties with that family ...
by FisherShannon
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 08:43 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
By taking the first step, and continuing on until all corruption is gone, honesty in government is restored, and our government is controlled once again by the MAJORITY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, not ...
by jenniferny
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 04:52 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The Anglo-Dutch war was a turning point for the two nations as well. Separated by the sliver of water once called the “Narrow Sea”, the two peoples were more alike and akin than any other two ...
by governance4us
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 05, 2015 at 11:22 AM PST with 0 Recommends
CONNEDservatives hate /distrust/despise Liberals , & Liberals call CONNEDservatives CRAZY or NUTS! They call "educated" CONNEDservatives LIARS! I found what we have, is a system of LIARS (Con-...
by Han G Thesobs
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST with 2 Recommends
If this Front Page post is correct, Congressional Democrats now have the parliamentary tools to force passage of a clean funding bill for the remainder of the fiscal year for DHS. The Democrats ...
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 12:18 PM PST with 7 Recommends
By the end of June, the “Remonstrance of New Netherland” was complete. The eighty-four pages included a compilation of the opinions of the people, a history of Dutch discovery and development, ...
by governance4us
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 05:18 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Retirement Section; this is one of the places I needed to call to notify them of Jeffrey’s death. It took me ten days to finally get in touch with them ...
by byardl
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 07:20 PM PST with 17 Recommends
There are a lot of places you need to call when someone dies – Social Security being one of them. The Funeral Home notifies them, but you are also told to notify them. Jeffrey was on Social ...
by byardl
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 09:24 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Conservatives are fond of elevating leaders who "talk straight" and are not afraid to buck political correctness and sophistication and speak bluntly, at least as far as perceptions go. We were ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 06:30 AM PST with 3 Recommends
After a short search on google for "Is secession legal", it looks to me that there is no real consensus - I suppose the only way to determine the legality/Constitutionality would be for some state ...
by relleno
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 02:20 PM PST with 4 Recommends
David Carr was a brilliant journalist and commentator. Gone to soon. Journalists and "talking heads" would be wise to follow his advice and direction. This video contains just a small sample of ...
by SRD
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 01:02 PM PST with 1 Recommend
A young, recently unemployed lawyer walked into town. News traveled fast in the small colony. Adriaen must have been well aware of the troubles between the Governor and the colonists. In October 1643,
by governance4us
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 06:38 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Are you a complete and total idiot? Or do you just assume your constituents are? More below the fold.
by NancyWH
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 04:26 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Francis Scott Key's famous lyric claims we live in “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” Aspirationally, we applaud his word choice. Currently, we'd like to be able to agree, but ...
by Synoia
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 01:21 PM PST with 2 Recommends
As a systems theory person I like to look for what is lost when complex systems are reduced to their parts to supposedly help us to understand them. Politics is replete with examples of this. The ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 08:14 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Governor Sam Brownback took out the Governor's pen today to issue an executive order revoking prior policies issued by Governor Kathleen Sebelius. The Executive order, EO 15-2 turns back ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 103 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 02:06 PM PST with 190 Recommends
Still eliminating opposition by misusing the budgets Sigh. Now that ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 51 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 12:31 PM PST with 52 Recommends
The headline on the Idaho Reporter story said, “Idaho lawmakers mandate car dealership hours,” but that’s only one piece of the tale. The remainder is the portion few Idahoans see but accounts ...
by carlton
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 09:07 PM PST with 2 Recommends