Despite America’s relatively brief history, there are scores of Americans who had a significant influence on society. However, there is one individual whose influence reaches further than the rest. 499 more words
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"We can have democracy in this country, or... great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both."
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“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”
Yesterday morning, I was driven to write a post about my first day of driving after my open heart surgery.
Soon after I drove that post into publication, I noticed my friend Eleanor was wearing a drivingly appropriate t-shirt while she and I were both driving our heart rates up at a cardiac rehab program: 450 more words
Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been following with a kind of morbid fascination our American presidential race. Of particular interest to me is not so much where our two parties disagree, however, but where they in fact agree. 1,428 more words