Are We Still the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave?
Shortyy after 9/11, our government started a media blitz that begged Americans to "live brave" by going out to dinner and shopping. If we are in fact the "land of the brave" why would we need to be encouraged to live brave. Would not that be our natural state?
Why are so many Americans willing to trade our Constitutional freedoms for safety? Why are the politics of fear increasingly successful? If we are neither free nor brave should we change the closing stanza of the National Anthem? Fundamental questions and I look forward to your answers.
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The results come from a 15-year study that used ultrasound scans to track blood vessels in middle-aged adults starting in 2002.
- The study measured the stiffness of blood vessels in middle-aged patients over time.
- Stiff blood vessels can lead to the destruction of delicate blood vessels in the brain, which can contribute to cognitive decline.
- The scans could someday become a widely used tool to identify people at high risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's.
The lawsuit claims the administration violated the First Amendment when it revoked the press credentials of reporter Jim Acosta.
- CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press credentials were revoked following a heated exchange with President Donald Trump on November 8.
- The network filed a lawsuit against the administration on Tuesday, claiming the administration has violated multiple amendments.
- The White House may only revoke the press credentials of journalists for "compelling reasons," not for reasons involving content.
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