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Opinion: Repairing Public’s Trust in Government Institutions

Americans no longer trust their government. The events of this year may be crystallizing this lack of trust for many, especially the nation’s young people, of whom a paltry 7 percent say they put “a lot” of trust in people in positions of power. And while a degree of skepticism is healthy in a democracy, we have reached a

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Opinion: Why Biden’s VP Pick Matters

Sometime within the next week or so, Joe Biden will make the most important decision of his political career. If he is elected president in November, it could have momentous — or disastrous — consequences for the United States: his choice of running mate. Should Biden be defeated, his pick will be irrelevant. But with

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Opinion: A Plea on Behalf of America’s Seniors

There are 50 million seniors, age 65 and older, living in the U.S. today. This population and countless others that fall under the “mature adult” category are the most at risk demographic for contracting COVID-19. While stay-at-home ordinances may be relaxing and stores are beginning to open, these individuals are still imprisoned in their homes

Opinion: Celluloid Heroes Never Really Die

  Olivia De Havilland died recently at the age of 104, and depending on your age and your passion for movies, she may be someone you recognize instantly or someone you’ve never heard of; that’s the way the movies are. But whether you are familiar with her or not, she was the last great movie

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Counterpoint: Medical Acuity — Biden Vs. Trump

I remember being a young child observing the campaign of the Ronald Reagan. When Reagan was inaugurated, he was 69 years old and just under three weeks short of his 70th birthday, thus a number of voters, as well as his opponents, made an issue of his age. At that time, he was the oldest

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Point: America’s Favorite Pastime — Diagnosing Trump

Since the early days of the Trump administration there have been questions about the president’s conduct, his behavior, how he speaks, and more recently how he moves and drinks water. It is as though — instead of making the argument that the person elected into the highest office in the land was not qualified, lacked

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