Rose Nolen columns
Education has taken a back seat in our society. To move forward succesfully, we need to make it cool again.
Voting should go beyond candidate and party bashing, with more time spent on educating people on policies and civics.
This election will signal the beginning of a new chapter in American history. How we progress is pretty much up to us.
Under the circumstances, I really don't care to hear any more debates. According to the financial experts, no one knows how long this crisis will last, so there are no answers to the important questions being asked. So, we will all just have to tough it out as best we can.
People should not rely on or wait for the government to solve economic problems but should figure out ways to cope on their own. Politicians should stop blaming each other, and those who allowed deregulation should be replaced.
An Associated Press-Yahoo poll showed that many white Americans would not vote for a candidate because of the color of his skin. It's time for America to move on and get over themselves.
Years of deregulation of corporations and borrowing from other countries has set the U.S. on a dangerous trajectory. Meanwhile, many Americans are focused on putting food on the table and keeping a roof over their families' heads and remain unaffected by Wall Street's fluctuations.
With one of this country's most controversial elections upon us, many old prejudices have re-emerged.
This business of allowing paid public servants to do whatever they please ... is so out of control that only the most irresponsible would insist that it continue.
With high school drop-out rates on the rise, education is taking a backseat in politics this election.
Americans need to take a look at the education system before a real change can happen.
I don't know if the warpath against the cable loss means people are seriously addicted or they feel that things are falling apart so fast in the world around them that they look upon the boob tube as their last frontier.
When these political characters start attacking people because of their political beliefs, their insults do not always land where they were meant.
The quality of parenting matters more than the amount of time one spends with her children.
Closed-minded persons are restricting the freedoms of others by not looking beyond their own religion.
Most people believe that practicing the rules of good citizenship is proof enough of their patriotism.
People young and old share so many of the same vulnerabilities that age is not a definitive enough way to judge anyone.
Rising prices for gasoline and endless lists of projects have turned the idea of home ownership into a nightmare. In a sound economy, the dissatisfaction would probably never have arisen. On a bright summer day in any other year I would have been horrified if anybody had suggested apartment living to me.
Acknowledgement of the strengths and weaknesses of the diversity between artistic types and those that rely on hard facts and discipline will help us illuminate the traits that can lead us out of the current economic crisis.
The neighbor’s house and property should not have to be destroyed by a weather or fire event for people to discover that we are all human beings.