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Here We Go Again, Trash-Talking The Working Class

Every group has its “other.” For too many white intellectuals, it’s the working class.

January 28, 2016
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Why Calling Hillary Clinton ‘Grandmother’ Is Not A Smear

Using her new status as a grandmother could soften Hillary Clinton’s image and help her win.

June 8, 2015
Jeb Bush talks

A Family Comparison Jeb Bush May Welcome

Jeb Bush isn’t thrilled with the comparisons to his family.

May 22, 2015
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Boston Defense Focuses On Tsarnaev’s Troubled Family

The troubled Tsarnaev family is the focus of the defense during the Boston Bombing trial.

May 5, 2015
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Candidates Look To Make Family Legacies In Congress

Brand-name politicians aren’t only running for the presidency, they’re running for a seat on Capitol Hill too. 18 current members had a parent who served in Congress before them.

April 22, 2015
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Growing CrossFit Program Branches Out To Children

Get the kids on your level. A new CrossFit program is a workout for teens minus the winning and losing of team sports.

March 30, 2015

Cohabiting…With Children

Is the growing trend of cohabitation a problem?

March 12, 2015

Person To Person: Most Families Have Deep, Dark Secrets

Every family is hiding something.

March 3, 2015

Holiday Longings

Thanksgiving isn’t always happy, but it’s always meaningful.

November 26, 2014

Don’t Trust Anyone Who Doesn’t Like Dogs

Which pet is right for you? It’s complicated.

November 19, 2014

Pope Wants Free Debate During Vatican Summit On Family

Pope Francis wants to have a discussion where participants listen with humility to different viewpoints at a summit on Catholic church teachings and modern lifestyles.

October 6, 2014

The Absence Of Fathers Matters

    Maybe you heard about the tribute Kevin Durant paid his mother last week. You probably missed the one he paid his dad. Both came during Durant’s acceptance speech after being named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. Maybe you don’t follow sports, maybe you’ve never heard of Durant, maybe you think a pick and […]

May 12, 2014

Near Mudslide Site, Two Young Families Shaken, Uncertain

By Jack Broom, The Seattle Times OSO, Wash. — Two young families who live just outside the section of Highway 530 closed by the March 22 mudslide say the disaster has left them shaken, and uncertain what to do next. “If it was just me, I’d stay out here forever, but we’ve got three kids to […]

April 8, 2014

Perry’s Rock And What It Says About Us

A few words about Rick Perry’s rock. This would be the one at the entrance to a remote Texas hunting ground used by Perry for decades, the one painted with the name of the camp: “N—-rhead.” The Texas governor says his father painted over the ugly name almost 30 years ago, though some locals interviewed […]

October 5, 2011

Rick Perry’s Hunting Camp Embarrasssment

Rick Perry is attracting heated criticism over the controversial former name of his family’s hunting camp. The West Texas retreat, which the Perry family began leasing in 1983, was long known by the controversial name “Niggerhead.” The pejorative name is painted on a rock standing at the entrance of the property; although it has since […]

October 3, 2011