On the day that I turned 21, I walked a few blocks to the fire station in Sunnyvale, where I was able to register to vote.
Howling from the Heartland
“President Obama once said he wants everybody in America to go to college.
For decades, observers have commented about the widening gap between rich and poor, both within the United States and among the countries of the world.
What’s wrong with Madera voters? According to a report by the Secretary of State, we now have the lowest voter registration in California.
An hour after the polls closed on Tuesday in the western Florida panhandle (which runs on Central Standard Time), the votes were all counted.
Thah-thump. Thah-thump. Thah-thump. She glides just below the headlines, the dorsal fin hidden just below the surface. Only the pounding of certain hearts gives us any warning that she’s there.
As we begin a new year, we face a national financial crisis that is of unprecedented proportion. Exactly one year ago, I began this column with a nearly identical sentence.