The United States Constitution is the one document in our public life that operates as a social contract between citizens and government.
Independence Day is celebrated on July 4th in the United States. “Ever honored will be the day which gave birth to a nation, and to a System of self-government, making it a new Epoch in the History of Man” according to James Madison. ---JC Bowman
There is no doubt that the “community organizing” methods and philosophy developed by Saul Alinsky have had a penetrating effect on our politics. However, has it made government more responsive or improved results for citizens? That is highly doubtful. What happens when Saul Alinsky and his tactics do not go far enough for you? We [...]
Seemingly educators bear the brunt of the outcomes of children, and society is a given a pass. The problems we confront are larger than the children walking through the school house door.
On Saturday April 28th at 9-12 PM Central at the Williamson County Administration Building (1320 W. Main St., Franklin, TN 37064). Be There! The Grand Champion prize package has been expanded to include a $3000 scholarship - and that's in addition to the trip for two to Washington, D.C.! The Bee is designed to focus on [...]
Bullying is a matter that adults and students alike must take seriously. “Bullying is a form of aggressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort. Bullying can take the form of physical contact, words or more subtle actions,” according to the American Psychological Association. They add, “The bullied individual [...]
We now live in a world where borders apparently don’t matter. The activities of corporations operating in multiple countries simultaneously, as well as travel being readily accessible, and networking possibilities of the Internet and social media render national borders somewhat less significant. Then we need to ask the question: Is culture still relevant? Yet, William [...]
In 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt designated December 15 as Bill of Rights Day. This is the day we recognize and commemorate the first 10 amendments to the Constitution.