Tag Archives: United States

Discussing Public Policy and Understanding Important Issues Facing the Nation

In this time, news stations like Fox News has injected a hyper partisan political climate that has caused a deterioration of civil discourse on the many important issues facing this nation. The sort of intellectual debate on ideas that are … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, Rodrigo Duterte and the Autocratic Leader

A few days ago a friend sent me a link to an article describing how President-elect Donald Trump praised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s prosecution of his drug war and invited Duterte to the White House. Duterte has in turn praised … Continue reading

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Considering Who To Support For President

Recently a few friends asked me if I would support Bernie Sanders in his run for the Presidency. I replied to them that my support for the Presidency would depend on how I think the 2016 Congressional elections would go. … Continue reading

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Loving American in the 4th of July

Another 4th of July has come upon us and I reflect on this country that I have lived all my life. My parents came to this country from the Philippines 60 years ago and they both deeply love this country. … Continue reading

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A Cartoon for July 4, 2013

On this 4th of July, I reflect on the things about this country that I love. I do not think this country is perfect, but I love this country for the great history of reform that has expanded the reach … Continue reading

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John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the Fourth of July

On July 4, I’ve always reflected on this country that I call my home. The United States has made many mistakes in the course of its history, but it has also achieved a lot of great things that all Americans … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks On The 4th of July

The United States isn’t a perfect country, but it’s a good country, a country I love. What I most revere about the United States are the reformers and radicals who have fought to get this country to live up to … Continue reading

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