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Syria crisis demands action

A few months ago, headlines screamed out about Syria. America was furious that the Syrian president was wrongfully mistreating his own citizens and the U.S. was ready to step in. Suddenly, the news died down and switched focus to Russia invading the Ukraine. The news no longer provided adequate coverage and Americans were left in the dark.

The State of Delusion

By Hannah Bleau | If you tuned into the State of the Union Address, chances are you felt either comforted or disconnected. The economy, it would seem, is sound. Children are skipping happily through fields of flowers, and the job market is booming. In…

Comeback America Initiative’s David Walker calls for holding government accountable

By Matthew Goodman |

David Walker, the founder and CEO of the Comeback America Initiative, says its time that the public holds its government accountable. Walker, who spoke at the March 26 Flagler College Forum on Government and Public Policy, emphasized the government’s lack of economic progress over the past 12 years. “We are a leader but not (in) the dominant position we used to have,” he said.