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Historic Confirmation of African American Secretary of Defense

On January 21st, Congress approved a waiver for the Biden Administration to allow retired General Lloyd Austin to be a candidate for Defense Secretary. Days after, General Austin was approved as Defense Secretary and head of the Pentagon, becoming the first African American Secretary of Defense. During his confirmation hearings, it was clear that General …

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Victory in Georgia and how it is a Victory for America…

After the November 3rd Election, Jon Ossoff (D), Rev. Raphael Warnock (D), Senator Kelly Loeffler (R) and Senator David Perdue (R) were all cast into a runoff election. This result gave Democrats hope that they could win the Senate. But, in a state that has historically remained red since the late 1990s such an outcome …

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POLITICAL AMERICA – 2020

 “In nature, there are neither rewards nor punishments, only consequences”,  wrote Robert Ingersoll, the 19th century political thinker, who could have been describing our 2020 national elections.         Campaign rhetoric has displayed our bitter partisanship eroding into  destructive polarization in which each side charges opponents with not only error and hostility but with fraud, evil …

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R.B.G. – Our Superstar – Is Gone !

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg – our nation’s leading advocate of “equality under law” – has died, and her loss will be widely felt.     Her impassioned and compelling judicial opinions – and dissents – which fought for (and advanced)  gender equality and rights for the disabled, and against stereotypic prejudices of all types, were landmarks …

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America’s Identity Crisis – “What am I?” VS. “Who am I?”

The Characteristics that distinguish us as individuals and those we share with others have become burning issues in American life. Stereotypic thinking today tries to place us in rigid categories that limit us, demean us and define us by the lowest common denominator of a dysfunctional group. In the process, everyone loses and we must …

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Op-Ed: Recap of the RNC Campaign of Fear

by THT Staff The Republican National Convention in 2020 focused on how well Republicans feel Trump has done as President for the past four years, making bold statements like ” America needs four more years of President Donald Trump in the White House.” The convention speakers explained why they do not believe that Joe Biden …

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Op-ed: Six Speeches that Made the 2020 DNC

by THT Staff Joe Biden To some people Joe Biden represents an extension of the Obama administration and to others he represents a potential American president we are all too familiar with.  Americans want change, real change.  No longer can politicians skirt around their words, but lack action that follows. The American people not only …

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