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Millennials: Work in Progress

As a demographic cohort, “Millennials” are the last generation to have been born in the twentieth century. By conventional assessment, they are agile with technology, shaped by social media, self-absorbed, fixed in the moment and ignorant of history, morally immature and unaware that they have been shortchanged by inadequate and polemical educators. They are as vulnerable as Shakespeare’s “wealthy curlèd darlings of our nation.” Their lack of reason and their subservience to political correctness, can be astonishing. But these are generalizations, and one can be just as astonished by the integrity and spiritual vigor of many who are lumped together…

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Common Sense Approach To Immigration Reform

Is there an American citizen who believes this nation should have open borders and lax immigration laws? Whether one considers the security, economic, and social factors of a perennially broken immigration system, the consequences for the future of America are deeply troubling. The social welfare safety net is sagging at a breaking point with the nation staring at  an astounding national debt load of $20.5 trillion dollars (US Debt Clock calculation at 4.15 pm on 11/2/12017). Violent Islamic-related terrorist attacks often dominate news headlines in the U.S. and abroad with the recent one only days ago in New York City…