Nov 11

Celebrate Veterans Day: The sports fans I served with



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Our unit spent 15 months in Northern Iraq and it didn’t take long for us to turn to sports to provide us with a respite from our daily grind.



Nov 11

Behind the scenes: Fighting for Democracy, Part 3 – Domingo Los Baños [VIDEO]



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Domingo was 16 years old when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. During his time with us he spoke about the fear of that day, about not knowing if more attacks were coming or what the following days would bring.



Nov 11

“At the Table” students get inspired!



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After our first Project Connect workshop with the Latvian Society, we had our second Project Connect Workshop with our community partners with the City of Philadelphia Office of Volunteer and Civic Engagement.



Nov 10

We remember Bil Keane, 1922 – 2011 [VIDEO]



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Keane, who was born in Philadelphia in 1922, taught himself to draw in high school.



Nov 9

No Framer Left Behind: Why Washington’s experiment in education reform would appall the Founders



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Education started out as a local enterprise under the Tenth Amendment.



Nov 9

7 reasons to discover ElectNext before next November



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Described as eHarmony for voters, ElectNext launched in beta just two months ago.



Nov 9

Constitution Check: Can a state outlaw abortion?



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The sponsors of the “Personhood Amendment” were betting on a change in the composition of the Supreme Court.



Nov 8

By the Numbers: A formula for Election Day



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Excuses, excuses: just why do some citizens end up not voting?



Nov 7

The first Mormon candidate for president was the “first Mormon”



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Mitt Romney is far from being the first serious Mormon candidate for president.



Nov 7

Say What?: “Constitutionality”



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Webster ingrained words like “constitutionality” into the language–and the consciousness–of Americans.