Throughout history there have been times when social custom or law allowed people to hate. I’ve lived long enough to see African-Americans, women, gays, and Muslims have to fight for the rights that should automatically be theirs as Americans. Hate usually goes hand-in-hand with fear, and throughout history it has been difficult to determine if hate is the cause or the effect of war.
Big changes are coming for Minnesota’s high school students, and meetings are scheduled throughout the state to discuss them. That’s good because the changes are controversial.
Americans have more money invested in bonds than in stocks, mutual funds or other types of securities. One of the major appeals is that bonds pay a set amount of interest on a regular basis. That is why they’re called fixed-income securities. Additionally, the issuer of a bond promises to repay the loan in full and on time. So bonds seem less risky than investments that depend on the ups and downs of the stock market.
There is something special about being a father.
Was the 1884 Anoka fire judgment from God?
Money was not mentioned by any of the more than 30 educators who responded to a question I asked about the first month of school. Each of them described the most important things that families can do in September. Everything they suggested is free: helping youngsters set goals, establishing routines, learning something yourself, talking positively about schools and building or continuing a strong relationship with educators.
World War I was called “The Great War” or “The War to End All Wars.” On April 12, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson formally asked Congress for a declaration of war against Germany. He argued, “The world must be made safe for democracy.”