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Living in America: Balancing The Rights and Duties of Citizenship

  Most Friday evenings I make sure I watch Shields and Brooks on the PBS News Hour. I know, my life is pathetic. I love these two guys–A Democrat and a Republican discussing the issues of the day in a respectful, intelligent fashion! Say it isn’t so. Even when they disagree, it’s done with the …

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Americans are Better Than This: The Struggle for Political Civility

It wasn’t that many decades ago that athletes living behind the iron curtain would risk their lives to defect to the U.S. in order to find the freedom of expression that is the right of every American. ¬†And now the movement in this country seems to be moving towards stifling the voices of our own athletes legitimate protests. How did we get here?

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