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Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 9:36 AM

This week, Grammy Award winner John Legend announced an initiative, Free America, a movement to bring attention to the ills of mass incarceration. He has scheduled a series of performances at correctional facilities in various states, along with press events, to raise awareness of the far-reaching impact of over-incarceration.

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 2:06 PM

The U.S. News and World Report ranks colleges and universities each year. So does Barron’s and the Princeton Review. Yet the criteria for ranking universities is so suspect that many universities are not included because they refuse to submit their...

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 9:29 AM

“You know, next time you’re going to have to do better, Mr. President.”

Updated Apr 16, 2015 at 9:24 AM

Two decades. Twenty years.

Updated Apr 14, 2015 at 6:52 PM

For the third year in a row, the Legislature debated a bill that proposed to expand Medicaid.

Updated Apr 13, 2015 at 2:40 PM

Hillary Clinton became the first Democrat to throw her hat into the ring for the 2016 presidential election.USA Today chose the headline, “Second chance at a first impression.” That headline is false.

Updated Apr 13, 2015 at 1:56 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Hillary Clinton.

Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 2:44 PM

I was listening to the radio the other day and I heard about this economic theory called, “loss aversion”.It refers to “the tendency for individuals to prefer avoiding losses rather than accruing gains.”

Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 2:38 PM

My Dad loved music and dancing.One of my earliest and fondest memories is the year Dad bought a second-hand radio.

Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 2:32 PM

As I sat in church this morning—not my usual pew as I wasn’t quick enough—I thought something was missing. It finally came to me what it was. There wasn’t an Easter bonnet in the whole congregation!

Updated Apr 10, 2015 at 2:29 PM

Having just released my guest commentary discussing the concept that skepticism can be dangerous, I read a news release written by Nebraska’s Governor Pete Ricketts attempting to convince Nebraskans that the Affordable Care Act was a failure,...

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