The following article was published in my blog Daniel’s Den this week. Art Carden of Forbes magazine posts an article that begs for my response.
Religion has been part of American politics from near the beginning.
They have polished their resumes for the past year, now we are hours away from caucus time in Iowa.
Links and comments on the Republican race seen from the west bank of the Missouri River
The food may be all put away, but the great thing about 2011 is that between Wall Street, Washington and the campaign trail there is plenty of turkey for everyone.
In late August I started hearing about possible protests around the social media world.
Looking back on the events of 9/11 is a much more difficult task than I__ first thought. The changes over the past ten years have not been for the better. An Increase in Fear and Despair Reminiscing with family over the days approaching the anniversary, two words that summed up how our family felt were...
That governments make political hay with the pain and loss of their own people should come as no surprise. I first saw the government use tragedy to make political gains in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing.
Most folks who travel to Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa, do so to watch an Iowa State Cyclones sporting event. This week they went to attend the Iowa Straw Poll.
So here I am back from family festivities with no ready news of a debt deal from congress.
Much has been written in the lead up to Independence Day about the United States, the Constitution and the future of America. Time magazine even asked if the Constitution is relevant for today.
The following article is from a blog post I wrote on My blog Daniel’s Den. The subject matter is a flap about NBC excluding the phrase “under God” from a patriotic piece, during a sporting event. This offered me an opportunity to think more broadly about the “Pledge” in general. Much has been written about the...