U.S. to The Bahamas, and Back Again

I just returned from a week in Nassau, and island of The Bahamas.     There will be much for me to personally unpack concerning the trip, but the obvious joys were the students, the residents, the work (yes, I’m saying the sweaty, heat-rash, exhausting work was a joy as well), and the community between us …

Our contribution to fight global poverty and disease

Did you know that the International Affairs budget  (which is just 1.4 percent of the total federal budget) provides critical, life-saving assistance to combat extreme poverty, hunger, child mortality and diseases like AIDS and malaria? A robust budget for these programs demonstrates who we are as Americans (as well as how those of us, who believe …