Unemployment takes its toll, on those out of work and the community as a whole.
Entrepreneurship is a critical measurement of our country’s political vitality, and of our own personal liberties.
You would hope that with a new year, the bad things that occurred in our country would be wiped out, but homelessness, poverty, recession (to name a few) remain.
More American's used food stamps to buy their Thanksgiving dinner than any time in our history, according to US News & World Report.
America's national safety net of social services is a curious public-private mix of supporting the most vulnerable people in our society.
In this modern world of everyone moving in so many different directions, at such high speeds, why do we slow down to smile, laugh and gush about pets?
For all of us who grew up with ample access to sports and the arts, it's difficult to see how our school systems have evolved, practically eliminating the character-building program of sports participation.
If we could just educate the next generation on how to eliminate poverty or war, we could then use that savings from our federal budget to fund more education for the following generations.
Our teachers need your help, especially when this economy is so uncertain.
Giving is as good for your own soul as it is for the people you help. If you don?t have the cash, do what 43 percent of American?s do -- volunteer to help a non-profit that helps others.
According to Fox News, the percent of married households in the United States fell to 48.4 percent in 2010, down from 55.2 percent in 1990 and 78 percent in 1960. This is the lowest in recorded history for our country.
We need to get today's youth out of the virtual world and into the outdoors.
Throughout American history, billionaires have given to improve our society.
What has America gotten itself in to? Just about every state and every city is cutting back funding to services needed by those who need it most.