Happy are those who dwell apart from the harrowing tumults of public life!
Debating clubs among boys are very useful, not only as affording pleasant meetings and interesting discussions, but also as serving for training grounds for developing the knowledge and the qualities that are needed in public life.
Concealing one’s true medical condition from the voting public is a time-honored tradition of the American presidency.
Many people still believe that ‘green’ solutions are too expensive, but they are actually much cheaper when all of the costs to public health, social services, and waste handling are factored into the same equation.
I teach in the medical school, the School of Public Health, the Kennedy School of Government, and the Business School. And it’s the best perch… because most of my work crosses boundaries.
The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
Should we tolerate debate within feminism’s ranks? Undebatable! But it’s not so simple: women are socialised to avoid conflict; when we do differ, especially on politics and in public, it’s still tediously labelled a ‘catfight.’
A high-quality public education can build much-needed skills and knowledge. It can help children reach their God-given potential. It can stabilize communities and democracies. It can strengthen economies. It can combat the kind of fear and despair that evolves into hatred.
You can’t be an American if you don’t speak English. Our public schools should be mandated to teach all children in English.
The real fight is within the Republican Party to get it to nominate grassroots-type candidates who the public wants, and not just some ‘echo’ of the other side.