Sheila Liaugminas | 31 July 2012
That was my reaction first time I heard the name of this place years ago. It was popular and well-frequented in some parts of the country, the food was good, the people extra friendly, but there wasn’t one anywhere near where I lived in Chicago. Times have certainly changed, but the reaction hasn’t.
Patients rights in America
Sheila Liaugminas | 27 July 2012
Let’s focus on Wisconsin here, as a microcosm of the morphing healthcare system that’s redefining health and care and prompting an effort to examine it all carefully.
‘The Fourth Fisherman’
Sheila Liaugminas | 26 July 2012
This compelling book is partly about three Mexican fishermen who, against all odds and every record on the books for surviving adrift at sea, were rescued after nine months of floating halfway around the world with nothing in the boat but a Bible. Who was the fourth fisherman? The author, a highly successful and wealthy producer who, counter to all appearances and most perceptions of seemingly rising in the entertainment industry, was rescued from years of inner storms by a friend with a Bible.
Cycling champion’s ‘Road to Valor’
Sheila Liaugminas | 24 July 2012
With the Tour de France just completed and the Olympics about to begin, many fans around the world are focused on sports celebrities and aspiring champions and stars all too often called heroes for excelling in athlethics. Let’s take a closer look at the true story of a man who deserves to be honored as all of the above.
Movie theater violence: we’ve seen this before
Sheila Liaugminas | 23 July 2012
Columbine, Virginia Tech, Ft. Hood, Tucson, Aurora…and shooting sprees outside the US just as stunningly random and horrible and evil…each and all leave us speechless.
Armed with faith on the frontlines
Sheila Liaugminas | 19 July 2012
Many organizations and efforts exist to support military service members and veterans in some way. They’re all good and deserve support and there should probably be many more. Then along comes this new one that provides a service and fills a need unlike anything else out there.
Religious freedom and the Obamacare “Tax”
Sheila Liaugminas | 16 July 2012
What impact will Chief Justice John Roberts’ decision to uphold the individual mandate as a tax have on the battle for the right to religious liberty and conscientious objection?
Presidential candidates accuse each other of lying
Sheila Liaugminas | 14 July 2012
Great. We get calls for civility, the need to inspire Americans to unity and harmony and optimism, and in the next moment charges and counter-charges descending into uncivil and dishonest rancor, unbecoming of a leader (if we can find even one) and leaders (if we’re able to gather two or more).
Obama’s failure to communicate
Sheila Liaugminas | 13 July 2012
So it’s about not telling us good enough stories.
Letter to the hotel industry
Sheila Liaugminas | 10 July 2012
Dear CEOs: Please respect human dignity and the common good of society, and rid your hotels of pornography.
Origins of the universe
Sheila Liaugminas | 08 July 2012
Can science prove or disprove the existence of God? Has the origin of creation without a creator come to be settled science? Are these questions knowable, even by the brightest minds in the world? Yes, sort of, is the basic answer…
Independence Day 2012
Sheila Liaugminas | 06 July 2012
What will Independence Day 2013 look like in America?
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