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Editor's note: This is the unabridged version of the condensed article that appeared in the Jan. 17 Interior Journal. This article is the first in a series to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The Congress of the United States has...
Contributing WriterAfter federal elections costing some $6 billion, resulting in a return to what pundits are calling the “status quo” in Washington, one might revisit the question of how well our major political parties are serving the country. There have...
Staff writerHow much are you willing to ignore and how much are you willing to accept — all to ensure your chosen party’s victory this November? Are you willing to allow your party to “jump the shark”? Forgive the dated cliché, but it was...
email@example.comCentre College is now known for hosting vice-presidential debates, but the school has a tradition of discussing big issues that was passed on to Kentucky School for the Deaf by one of the college’s prominent former students. Literary societies...
Contributing columnistWhat with TV shows devoted to celebrity genealogy and several websites offering families a way to build their family trees, many retirees decide to devote time to finding their roots. My mother was raised in Casey County, and she always said we were...
Contributing columnistWhat, after all, is the use of history? While my students might not ask me this question outright, I know many of them wonder. I sometimes wonder myself. Why do I spend my days teaching history to students? Does it all really matter in the end? Is it...
The following students were among the 37 George Rogers Clark High School juniors who were selected to the National Council on Youth Leadership Youth Salute. The students were recognized at a banquet and awards ceremony at Georgetown College in May....
Guest columnistHaving just celebrated another Fourth of July holiday, it’s critical that we grasp how important an educated citizenry is to maintaining our nation’s independence. I’m certain that America itself would not have happened without...
Robert Gibbs, Obama’s former Press Secretary, made a statement recently, and I have an issue with the content. Gibbs was responding to a comment made by Sen. Rick Santorum regarding Obama’s “phony theology,” and I quote Gibbs:...
Contributing writerEvery year since George Washington gave an address in 1790 in New York City (then the provisional capital of the U.S.), America’s presidents have given an annual message to Congress about the “State of the Union.” Since Woodrow Wilson,...
Contributing columnistToo many Americans have the mistaken notion that everyone else but them should take responsibility to defend freedom and advance policies that would make a better nation. Based on the dismal 10-percent turnout for the primary election, the “them not...
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