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Distillery owner sets a 'high mark'

...Keith-Jones said she has made her mark in the Alaskan distillery world."I wanted to see if I could accomplish the American dream and start with nothing and become a distiller without large investors and bank loans," she said.In July Keith-Jones...
Bob Franken: A new Independence Day needed

...a study details how the Department of Veterans Affairs has betrayed the veterans who have given so much defending the American dream, we simply shake our heads. The sense of futility is the same when still another bank is slapped on the wrist for...
What others say: They call it 'minimum' wage for a reason

...Bumping up minimum wage won't incentivize the potential in workers to rise above the minimum and strive to achieve the "American Dream" of going from rags to riches. Minimum wage may be where some people have to start, but the American way is to...
Democrats seek to turn stand on issues into votes incensed when his party's candidates denounce "income equality," because many voters see it as contrary to the American dream of advancing and benefiting from hard work.Yet Biden jumped right in Friday. "They talk about the fact that we...
Less pain, more to gain from this Bay film

...lengths people will go to achieve empty notions of success. Whether Bay was attempting to make a biting satire of the American Dream or a crime comedy full of hot babes, muscle-bound hunks, and shockingly depraved chaos is anyone's guess...
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Unfair and unjust a right to life, the most important right is a good education. Without it, low-income children are denied the American Dream. It is the ultimate civil rights issue.The racial makeup of a school that fails to provide quality education shouldn't...

...widespread agreement that English proficiency is critical to societal integration, future success and achieving the American Dream," he wrote in a memo to his fellow lawmakers soliciting co-sponsors.He also noted Monday that more than two...
The war on inequality" by a University of Arizona showed much the same thing. To maintain that rising inequality is a threat to the American Dream, the president insists that it is reducing income mobility. Here the evidence is just as weak. According to Scott...
So you want to go pro?

...sat alone in the classroom thinking the NBA would be a great career. Work hard and you can accomplish anything, the American dream. I clicked off the set and headed out to the dirt court with a rim 6 inches too high and a wood pallet for a backboard...
Thanks abound

...said. "Just the opportunity to breathe and be here and enjoy it - to have a life you can make your own, pursue the American Dream and all that stuff, you know?" Voss said. "Work hard and have it pay off. "That's just something I pride...


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