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We did not send you to public office to do business with our state

First published Saturday Standard, June 23, 2018. Kindly reproduced here with permission from the Standard Group

Life-style audits and integrity testing are all the rage… 728 more words

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Cruelty Hurts Democracy Here, Persecuted Minorities Overseas

Protecting our borders is an obligation.  Automatic detention of illegal immigrants and separation of children from their parents is not. There are more morally defensible options that could be chosen.   398 more words

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Values not descriptive tales must drive our proposed Presidential Library

First published Saturday Standard, June 16, 2018. Kindly reproduced here with permission from the Standard Group

Having spent the last few days visiting North American museums, the… 848 more words

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Setting Fires and Pouring Gasoline

Our constitution gives the media a central and protected role in our democracy. Our founding fathers expected the media would help hold leaders accountable and also help educate voters (and legislators) about the pros and cons of various policy options.  633 more words

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Greater awareness and vigilant action will stop rapes in our schools and society

First published Saturday Standard, June 9, 2018. Kindly reproduced here with permission from the Standard Group

School rapes and state corruption compete for our attention and action. 778 more words

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Elon Musk: You Can Help Make the Press Better

The first amendment to the US Constitution guarantees the right to a free press (TV, radio, newspapers, blogs, social media). This is a right worth fighting for.  734 more words

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Forest dependent people key in conservation

First published Saturday Standard, May 19, 2018. Kindly reproduced here with permission from the Standard Group

Last week, the Environment Ministry’s spirited #PandaMitiPendaKenya campaign rallied Kenyans to plant over a billion trees and restore Kenya’s depleted forest cover. 716 more words

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