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Dixiecrats and the 1948 presidential election

The year 1948 was an interesting and momentous year in southern politics.  World War II had just ended.  The King of American politics, Franklin Delano ... Read more

Socialism and economic education

Opinion polls consistently find that young Americans view socialism favorably.  For example, in a recent Gallup poll, 49 percent of millennials and Gen Z’ers held ... Read more

The day it rained squirrels and snakes

Sometimes, there’s a story that’s too good not to be told. However, for whatever reason, there’s no teller for this tale because the cat got ... Read more

On cheating, trust and prosperity

The Houston Astros played at the Los Angeles Dodgers last weekend for the first time since revelation of Houston’s sign-stealing during their 2017 championship season. Read more

Don’t blame latest fires on global warming

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at ... Read more

Be sure to take care of your own health

It’s important to monitor your own health while taking care of others. Read more

The presidential race is underway

Now that the national political party conventions are over and the nominees have been coronated, the battle royale for the White House is in full ... Read more

Taking turns: A hard lesson learned

In my child’s heart, all I wanted was a horse. A horse of my own. Read more

Same story, different day

The police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha just months after the death of George Floyd sparked new protests. Read more

Take time to reflect on Labor Day

Labor Day is upcoming on Monday.  In bygone days it was the benchmark day for campaign season to start. Read more

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