Some of us, who are old enough to remember the old television police series Dragnet, may remember Sgt. Joe Friday saying, "Just the facts, ma'am." But that would be completely out of place today. Facts are becoming obsolete, as recent events have demonstrated.

There is much that American educators could learn by studying how Finland, South Korea, and Poland were able to achieve their high educational standings.

The true-life story of American Olympic runner and World War II POW Louis Zamperini, Unbroken is an inspiring tale of human endurance. But on the whole, it fails to impress as a movie. Directed by Angelina Jolie, this film is as visually stunning as it is bereft of character development and heart.

Americans are without a doubt the most generous people in the world. We give more of our time and money to others than any other nation.

I’ll have some specific stats to share with you in a moment, but there are also a bunch of folks who give charity a bad name.

There is no question, though it's not acknowledged enough, that black Americans have made greater gains, over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time, than any other racial group in mankind's history.