Durbin Calls on Congress to Pass Dream Act

Durbin Calls on Congress to Pass Dream Act

Sen. Dick Durbin took his political agenda to the classroom Monday, calling on Congress to pass the Dream Act for undocumented immigrants – particularly those looking to serve in uniform – from a military academy on Chicago’s West Side. Durbin held a ...

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30 SEC READ: A story by Kahlil Gibran

I was strolling in the gardens of an insane asylum when I met a young man who was reading a philosophy book. His behavior and his evident good health made him stand out from the other inmates. ‘It’s very simple. My father, a brilliant lawyer, wanted me ...

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A Love Letter to Bookshops

A Love Letter to Bookshops

I was born a bookworm. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t read: It was almost like breathing to me. A sixth sense. I didn’t really have any other interests. My main aim in life was to scuttle away and curl up with a book — in my bedroom ...

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Read posts carefully

People tend to misread my posts. The recent post on poverty is a good example. Here’s what I believe. 1. On average, the poor tend to be less talented and hard working that the rich. 2. There is nothing “wrong” with poor people. They are ...

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Read a banned book

Throughout the country, most children are starting a new academic year. Teachers are sending out their lists of required readings, and parents are beginning to gather books. In some cases, classics like “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “The ...

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