Blog Roundup: Sober Ride Home for St. Patrick's, Maryland Invests, Apology For Jesse Jackson Sr.
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Students from the University of Maryland College Park presented me with the “Maryland Invests” book, a compilation of personal stories written by students on their experiences paying for college. These stories are a reminder of why it is so critically important that we continue making investments to keep college affordable.
As Spring gets ready to burst onto the scene you will see plenty of activity outside. Trees and flowers have been waiting for warmer temperatures. But so have bees, wasps and other stinging insects.
I’m not a doctor or a scientific researcher. And I don’t play one on TV. But I like to know what I’m putting into my body when I eat, so I read a lot about food and health. Some of the things I’ve read raise the hairs on the back of my neck. But for every hair-raising item I find about foods, counter intelligence seems to be equally abundant.
If you plan on making a big night of it this St. Patrick's Day, don’t rely on luck to get home safely. Together with the Washington Regional Alcohol
Program (WRAP) SoberRide initiative, AT&T is providing free taxi rides
(up to $30) to anyone 21 and over in the greater Washington, DC area who may have had one too many Irish Car Bombs or pints of Guinness.
It’s time to man up – I was wrong about Jesse L. Jackson Sr. First, some background. I wrote a column in 2008 under the title, “Winners and Losers from Election ’08” in which I listed Jesse Jackson, Sr. as one of the biggest losers of that year.
In the race to meet tax deadlines, Americas are forgetting to include all sources of taxable income on their tax returns. Personal finance resource www.GoBankingRates.com the five most common mistakes Americans make when reporting their total income to the IRS. investigates
One of the things that has really bugged me over the years, is the lack of gratitude by public officials (and even many everyday citizens) to those who send their children to Catholic Schools. (This, of course, also applies to those who send their children to schools of other faiths, as well as, secular schools.)