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QUICK VIEW  Sorted by category, post date (newest to oldest) and title
Click on Category name to expand details within category, or on item title to view article

To change sort order or make another search, modify the form above

Citizenship

 6 records found

Were You Part of History? by U.S. Census Bureau staff

'Twas the Night Before Voting by James N. Watkins

Election Eve Expectations by Stu Johnson

Voting Matters by Dan Seagren

Mail-In Voting Update by Stu Johnson

How Should I Vote? by Stu Johnson


Communication

 1 record found

The Facebook Threat by Stu Johnson


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 2 records found

Thirst-Quenching Heavenly Reign by George Garrison

Mi Casa, Su Casa by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Financial

 1 record found

Global Warnings by Greg Asimakoupoulos


General

 4 records found

March Madness by Wes Wick

What's Happened to Civility? by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Confronting Taller Ants by Greg Asimakoupoulos

What Happened to Civility? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Government & Politics

 107 records found

Liz Cheney's Not Lon Chaney by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Inauguration Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos

You Want Me to Pray for Whom? by James N. Watkins

The Strain of Polarization by James N. Watkins

Divided by Politics by James N. Watkins

There are 102 more items for the category Government & Politics and the Politics topic...See the whole list


Health & Wellness

 3 records found

Feeding Our Nightmares by Greg Asimakoupoulos

18 or 21? by Dan Seagren

Health Care by Dan Seagren


History

 4 records found

Profiles in Courage by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Lincoln, Lincoln, I've Been Thinkin' by Greg Asimakoupoulos

When Rome Cried by Dan Seagren

Remembering Bobby by Greg Asimakoupoulos


Hobbies

 1 record found

Hobby Therapy by Connie Schultz


Holidays

 6 records found

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Rules for Protestors by James N. Watkins

Keeping the Dream Alive in 2021 by Stu Johnson

Life, Liberty, and . . . by Stu Johnson

A Presidents' Day Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Pint-Size Outlaws at Your Front Door by Greg Asimakoupoulos

A Day Fit for a King? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


News & Current Events

 32 records found

The Rush Has Been Hushed by Greg Asimakoupoulos

How is Your News Literacy? by Stu Johnson

Preventing a Second Civil War by James N. Watkins

From Where Lincoln Sits by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Unprecedented, Not! by Stu Johnson

There are 27 more items for the category News & Current Events and the Politics topic...See the whole list


Relationships

 1 record found

Talking to People You Disagree With by Megan Phelps-Roper / TED ideas