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I am a retired federal employee writing to raise public awareness about the Fair COLA for Seniors Act, H.R. 1553, which would provide more accurate annual cost-of-living-adjustments (COLAs) for Social Security beneficiaries, federal annuitants and veterans. The legislation would bring much-n…

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With all due respect to my fellow Americans, most of us simply don’t know what a “liberal/progressive” is not the same thing as a “socialist.” A true “socialist” is someone who wants all of the businesses and workplaces to be owned and controlled by “the state” or “the government” or “the workers” or “the people” […]

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To the Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank our Fresh Air host families and volunteer leaders in the Capital Beltway Area.  Because of their dedication and commitment, thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities participated in our Friendly Towns volunteer host family program this summer.  I am inspired by […]

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With one wave of my magic wand, I granted two wishes: Trump loyalists’, that he survives the impeachment effort, and Democrats’, that they win the 2020 presidential election. My crystal ball enables me to see events as late as December 2020 clearly, but then it becomes cloudy. In the fall of 2020, Democratic Party leaders […]

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Dear Editor:   With every new climate report seems to come to a picture of impending disaster. Amidst repeated dire news, it is exciting to see Washington, D.C. step up and take the lead tackling climate change. The ambitious Clean Energy Omnibus Act of 2018 would set a new standard for the nation if passed […]