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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

Commentary

Lack of political will strains U.S. space program

Last week, China announced that it plans to land a rover on Mars by 2020. The Russian Federal Space Agency is working with the European Space Agency. Every major power in the world has some form of interest in Mars. Like 1961, when Russia first rocke...
Published: 04/30/16

Mobile technology unlocks the power of learning

Elementary schoolers used to need a “magic school bus” to visit places like Machu Picchu, the Great Barrier Reef or outer space. Now, all it takes is a smartphone.
Published: 04/30/16

Obama’s new rules will hurt businesses and workers

As his time in office winds down, President Barack Obama continues to enact economically harmful and counterproductive policies, mostly through his use of executive power.
Published: 04/30/16

Pat Buchanan: If God is dead ...

In a recent column, Dennis Prager made an acute observation.
Published: 04/29/16

Why influence isn’t corruption

Despite Bernie Sanders’ repeated accusations, there’s no real evidence that Hillary Clinton has been corrupted by large campaign contributions. But that’s not to say donors haven’t influenced her thinking and priorities. L...
Published: 04/29/16

The grizzly bear’s return

One of the sad consequences of the westward settlement of the United States was the near eradication of the grizzly bear. Once an iconic symbol of the American wild, the hulking brown bears were hunted, trapped and deemed fearsome, dangerous predator...
Published: 04/29/16

Mike Kersmarki: Republicans would be wise to brush up on their history

This is a quick story about a very wealthy man from New York who used his status as a national celebrity to free himself from ordinary political constraints.
Published: 04/28/16

How does the government waste money? Let us count the ways

News flash: Government is inefficient.
Published: 04/28/16

NFL Draft is proof sports isn’t answer for African-American communities

This week, Chicago will host the National Football League Draft. The event has grown so much in popularity that it is now a three-day, made-for-TV extravaganza. And the stars of the draft are predominantly African-American, given that African-America...
Published: 04/27/16

Speaker Ryan in tight political box

Since his swearing-in as House speaker, Paul Ryan has maintained his sunny, gung-ho disposition, hobnobbing with his party’s guerrillas while gently trying to lure them back to the comforts of civilization.
Published: 04/27/16