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No one wants to be called racist

No one wants to be called racist

A sad chain of events occurred in and around the Indiana House of Representatives last week. The dust up grew out of the debate on House Bill 1367, a bill that establishes a two-year pilot program allowing the John Glenn School Corporation (JGSC) to initiate a...

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Civics education bill is the best bill this year

Civics education bill is the best bill this year

For regular readers of my column, it should be no surprise that I am unimpressed with the Civics IQ of most people around here. It is a common thread through much of my writing. That entire group of "regular readers," literally dozens of people all over the...

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Tom Brady has had his turn, let’s move on

Tom Brady has had his turn, let’s move on

Politics has had its turn, and villains seem to be everywhere. So, lets all take America back for one night and unite against a familiar villain, Tom Brady. For those of you who don't have good enough reasons to root against the "greatest of all time," let me help....

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Tell me what you know about the filibuster

Tell me what you know about the filibuster

One of the most famous filibusters ever delivered was in the Frank Capra classic 1939 movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. It's one of those movies my dad would have on TV while he "rests his eyes" in his recliner--and would make my brother and I question how someone...

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When I look at her, I see America

When I look at her, I see America

Amanda Gorman stole the show at the inauguration on Wednesday. After she read her poem, "The Hill We Climb,"  I looked her up and followed her on Twitter. She had 80,000 followers. Plenty of other people knew about her before this week. By the time I sat down to write...

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