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Trump’s budget plan lands with a thud in Middle America – Politico

White House budgets are more messaging tools than spending plans. And President Donald Trump’s message last week was loud and clear: States, counties, cities and towns will have to do more with less. Those were tough words to hear in Union County, Tenn., where a fifth of the population lives in poverty. And in Allentown, […]

Trump’s budget plan lands with a thud in Middle America – Politico

White House budgets are more messaging tools than spending plans. And President Donald Trump’s message last week was loud and clear: States, counties, cities and towns will have to do more with less. Those were tough words to hear in Union County, Tenn., where a fifth of the population lives in poverty. And in Allentown, […]

The Challenge of Memorializing America’s Wars – The Atlantic

There has been a democratization of memorials since the 19th century when town squares and public plazas were marked by resolute figures, typically generals, and usually on horseback. From the Civil War onward these public places generally included a tablet or statue base that listed the community members who served—and those who sacrificed.   National […]

‘America: Promised Land’ reveals how immigrants made the country great – Fox News

The subject of immigration has always been a hot political topic in the United States. The DNA of our nation is comprised of people from many different lands, many who have fought and died to make this country great. In their honor this Memorial Day, HISTORY is taking a journey back to the inception […]

America Is (Almost) Entirely Energy Independent – GOOD Magazine

<!—-> Education and Technology: Microsoft Learning Tools is software that helps improve reading skills by reducing visual crowding, highlighting words, and reading text aloud, so students can engage with words in a whole new way. Learn more The traditional fantasy of American “energy independence” goeS something like this: U.S. companies drill more oil from domestic wells […]

Last year on Memorial Day: Trump signals that America is “susceptible to fascist appeals” – Salon

The rise of Donald Trump as a presidential contender has been accompanied by dire warnings of a coming fascist tide. In both his style and substance — belligerence toward opponents, policy proposals aimed at specific religious and ethnic groups, constant appeals to making the nation great again — Trump makes it easy for pundits to draw […]

Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR lose two America’s Cup qualifiers – The Guardian

Great Britain’s sailing team endured an afternoon to forget as they lost both races on day two of the America’s Cup qualifiers in Bermuda. Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR, who won one out of two on Saturday, were beaten by the defending champions, Oracle Team USA, and Emirates Team New Zealand on Sunday. A […]

Trump: Fake news media doesn’t ‘want America to hear the real story!’ – The Hill

President Trump tweeted several times Sunday evening, attacking the “Fake News Media” for criticizing his social media habits. “The Fake News Media works hard at disparaging & demeaning my use of social media because they don’t want America to hear the real story!” he tweeted. The Fake News Media works hard at disparaging & demeaning […]

Projected Field of 64 – Baseball America

SEE ALSO: Top 25 Coverage SEE ALSO: Field of 64 Coverage One piece of the puzzle is now in place. The NCAA selection committee announced its 16 regional hosts Sunday night with the remainder of the field set to be announced Monday at noon ET on ESPN2. The 16 regional hosts are reflected in the […]

America’s Changing Suburban Food Landscape – Forbes

America’s Changing Suburban Food Landscape – Forbes

flickr Poke bowls, a Hawaiian dish, are just one of the many esoteric food options making inroads into California’s suburbs. Dublin, CA—When people think of the food options in suburban America, they likely envision something more basic than what can be found inside big cities. McDonalds, Wendys, KFC, in others words…blah. And yet I was […]

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