U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards More Than $130M in Grants to Support Registered Apprenticeship Programs

U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards More Than $130M in Grants to Support Registered Apprenticeship Programs

Washington, DC… The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of more than $130 million in grants to develop, modernize and diversify Registered Apprenticeship Programs in 15 states and to establish Registered Apprenticeship Technical Assistance Centers of Excellence in three states and Washington, D.C., to provide technical expertise and services and accelerate the expansion of […]

John B. Calhoun’s Mouse Utopia Experiment and Reflections on the Welfare State ~ Lawrence W. Reed

John B. Calhoun’s Mouse Utopia Experiment and Reflections on the Welfare State ~ Lawrence W. Reed

Atlanta, GA…One of the more famous ethologists in recent decades was John B. Calhoun, best known for his mouse experiments in the 1960s. To what extent do the mouse utopia lessons apply to humans?  Signs in national and state parks all over America warn visitors, “Please Don’t Feed the Animals.” Some of those government-owned parks […]

A Presidential Proclamation on Father’s Day, 2021

A Presidential Proclamation on Father’s Day, 2021

Washington, DC…Like so many fathers, my dad was a man of decency, honor, generosity, and kindness. He had a profound impact on me, and instilled in me the understanding of the basic truth that everyone is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. The value set my father taught me, I taught to my […]

Wreaths Across America Celebrates Juneteenth by Remembering Coast Guardsman Charles Walter David Jr.

Wreaths Across America Celebrates Juneteenth by Remembering Coast Guardsman Charles Walter David Jr.

Columbia Falls, MaineOn Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021, Wreaths Across America honored the American heroes known as “The Four Chaplains” with a special Facebook live event.  https://www.facebook.com/events/170854841480684. However, The Four Chaplains were not the only heroes that day. On January 23, 1943, the U.S.A.T. Dorchester left New York harbor bound for Greenland carrying over 900 officers, […]

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the New Government of the State of Israel

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the New Government of the State of Israel

Washington, DC…On behalf of the American people, I congratulate Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, and all the members of the new Israeli cabinet. I look forward to working with Prime Minister Bennett to strengthen all aspects of the close and enduring relationship between our two nations. Israel has […]

The 2021 Group of Seven Carbis Bay G7 Summit Communique

The 2021 Group of Seven Carbis Bay G7 Summit Communique

Cornwall, UK…We, the leaders of the Group of Seven, met in Cornwall on 11-13 June 2021 determined to beat COVID-19 and build back better.  We remembered everyone who has been lost to the pandemic and paid tribute to those still striving to overcome it. Inspired by their example of collaboration and determination, we gathered united […]

Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of State on Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs

Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of State on Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs

Washington, DC…By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 2(c)(1) of the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962 (22 U.S.C. 2601(c)(1)) (MRAA), I hereby determine, pursuant to section 2(c)(1) of the MRAA, that it is important to the national interest […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Anne Frank 1929 – 1945

A Bit of Wisdom from Anne Frank 1929 – 1945

Amsterdam, Netherlands…Anne Frank’s short life proved that every life, even brief ones can leave a lasting impact on the world. If Anne had lived she would be 92 on her birthday today. Her “The Diary of a Young Girl” gives timeless lessons on the inalienable rights that all are born with and all instinctively know. […]