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The American Dream Series #6 – Jolin Crofts- Struggling for the American Dream

The American Dream Series #6 – Jolin Crofts- Struggling for the American Dream

by Jolin Crofts This is the sixth of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and worked to achieve their own “American Dreams.”   An Immigration Story I was born in Iran in the 60s. After my arranged marriage at age 19 with a prominent family from […]

The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

by Georgette Hadvina This is the fifth of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and achieved their own “American Dreams.”   Immigration Story The sky was bright and clear on that late fall day of November, 1957.  We must wait for a landing clearance, the pilot announced. […]

The American Dream Series #1- To the USA, via Havana and Madrid

The American Dream Series #1- To the USA, via Havana and Madrid

By Rolando Chinea This is the first of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and achieved their own “American Dreams.” Immigration Story Definition of the American dream: The ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, […]

Cohabitation Lowers Marriage Probability/Quality, Child Well-Being

Cohabitation Lowers Marriage Probability/Quality, Child Well-Being

“‘We liked to be together, so it was cheaper and more convenient. It was a quick decision but if it didn’t work out there was a quick exit…[Then] we had all this furniture. We had our dogs and all the same friends. It just made it really, really difficult to break up.’” –NY Times, “The […]

A Fascinating Being

A Fascinating Being

Redefine Success

Redefine Success

They play marbles in the dirt and I can hear their laughter from up the street—an entire family, cost together. He cuts me off and somehow we end up at the same store. He gets out of his car and walks over to mine. “I’m sorry I cut you off back there, I wasn’t paying […]

Why ObamaCare is a fantastic success

Why ObamaCare is a fantastic success

Viewpoint By Wayne Allyn Root Published October 21, 2013 There are two major political parties in America. I’m a member of the naïve, stupid, and cowardly one. I’m a Republican. How stupid is the GOP? They still don’t get it.   I told them 5 years ago, 2 books ago, a national bestseller ago (“The […]