Through the words of many wise people, Truth be Told will search for the threads that can illuminate our current societal debates and issues with truth, whether it be American style health care, public education, the free market versus socialism, the vagaries of Wall Street, U.S. foreign policy or any other issue that emerges. Tying history and common sense to current events, we will visit the wisdom, knowledge and understanding of notable historians, economists, presidents and everyday men and women as we seek to find and tell the truth.
Could it be that American, and world, history has been reduced to a political agenda item? We must rise above any urges to frame the teaching, and embracing, of American history as a liberal or conservative cause. Published 12:51 p.m. January 29, 2010 - Comments
Martin Luther King, and many other sincere leaders like Abe Lincoln and others since, had a dream that character would prevail over color in treatment of Americans. Published 1:37 p.m. January 18, 2010 - Comments
It’s a risky business dealing in "radical cures." For over 200 years, Americans have been willing to let the federal government conceive of and administer those cures. Published 4:27 p.m. January 15, 2010 - Comments
Is abstract equality the path to utopia? Human nature seeks prizes for success and accepts penalties for failure. When the system seeks to change human nature, new ways to win or lose emerge. Published 9:40 a.m. January 9, 2010 - Comments
Future Shock is Alvin Tofflers term for too much change in too short a period of time. A glance at notable futurists and history indicates 2010 will be a turning point year for Americans. Published 3:36 p.m. January 7, 2010 - Comments
The actions of American elected officials in recent months, and especially the last 24 hours, have taken on an eerie similarity to those of delegates not representatives. Published 10:33 a.m. December 21, 2009 - Comments
Traditional Americans love peace and hate war. A battle between one world view represented by Islam and another world view represented by Judeo-Christian beliefs began in the 7th century. Published 4:18 p.m. December 16, 2009 - Comments
Carla writes about current issues and events with an aim toward telling the truth, using the writings of great thinkers, dead and living, as well as common sense.Read More
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Oxbow, with him long time winning jockey Gary Stevens, pulled out his most spectacular win in the 138th Preakness Stakes.
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Kyle Love, defensive tackle for the Patriots, was released just days after finding out that he has diabetes.
Orb should take the second jewel in the Triple Crown with ease on Saturday.
Happiness is attainable. Morning to night. I love to teach, deal with folks that have an issue and really wish to tackle it and write.
How does our 50th state view D.C. politics?
Political centrist who tells it like it is
"Critical thinking is thinking about your thinking while you're thinking in order to make your thinking better." - Dr. Richard Paul
Life lessons, adventures, people places and observations as I undertake my personal quest to travel to 100 or more countries before I die.
Carla writes about current issues and events with an aim toward telling the truth, using the writings of great thinkers, dead and living, as well as common sense.