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American CurrentSee Monthly Magazine

American CurrentSee Monthly Magazine

American CurrentSee is a journal dedicated to transcending the tired old rhetoric about race, politics and civil rights and empowering readers to liberate themselves from a culture of government dependency and monolithic political allegiances. American CurrentSee is the brainchild of Dr. Ben Carson and is published monthly in a digital format by The Washington Times.

Recent Stories

A message reading "All Lives Matter"is written on the pavement as police in riot gear cast shadows while standing in line ahead of a curfew Friday, May 1, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

'All Lives Matter!' Oh, really? Who says so?

How better to thwart the meaning and intent of the "Black Lives Matter" slogan than to counter it immediately with "All Lives Matter." No-one can disagree with the idea that all lives matter without sounding heartless.

Police pick up a pair of shoes after a double shooting in Baltimore in this May 24, 2015, file photo. (Colin Campbell/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)

How housing policy caused segregation in Baltimore

About four months has passed since the dramatic wave of civil unrest that flooded the streets of Baltimore and minds across the nation following the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal cord injury in police custody.

Crime scene investigators step beneath police tape to document the scene and gather evidence where a stabbing took place at Morgan State University, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Baltimore. Two groups of people got into a fight outside a dining hall on the Morgan State University campus, and some football players were stabbed by someone swinging a knife wildly, police and college officials said. (AP Photo/The Baltimore Sun, Karl Merton Ferron)

Let's get some things right

The Black Lives Matter movement has recently become a household expression; an issue in itself that many debate and devalue mainly because they need to be debriefed. We hear the hostility in retorts from people refusing to face the facts as they respond with, "All lives matter." Or better yet, they will try to redirect the message by asking, "What about black on black crime?"

People march during a Black Lives Matter protest near the front gate of the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights on Aug. 29, 2015. (Jim Gehrz/Star Tribune via Associated Press)

Do black lives matter to blacks?

Palm Beach, Fla. -- I've come to realize over the years that the eras of slavery and civil rights were more than just suppression. Though those seasons were plagued with horrific travesties that we as a community will never forget, what that time did for our community was force us to depend upon one another.

Protest leader, Rashad Turner, far right, leads dozens of protesters in a Black Lives Matter rally in the neighborhood around Governor's Mansion in St. Paul, Minn. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii /Star Tribune via AP) ** FILE **

Make your life matter

If you believe in God as Creator it is likely that you believe that all lives matter. Even for those that do not believe in God and a creationist design of life, most adopt a view that every life matters.

Stop the violence: Our lives matter

Over the last year, we have been increasingly inundated with videos of police killing unarmed citizens, scenes of peaceful protest, riots in America's streets and everything in between.

People walk along Main Street on Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Cooperstown, N.Y. The National Baseball Hall of Fame holds its induction ceremony on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Reigniting the entrepreneurial mindset

Since the end of the Great Recession, most policy makers have focused on boosting jobs and job opportunities. Yet just as important, if not more so, has been the deterioration in the entrepreneurial spirit and mindset.

From The Vault

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence steps off the podium after discussing the state's new religious-freedom law in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Religious freedom and the true spirit of tolerance

Opponents of various state-sponsored religious freedom laws have been braying as loudly as the law permits in hopes of convincing the American public that the laws will be used to discriminate against gay people ...

Fredrick Wilson II, above, in a screenshot from a viral Facebook video he posted amid last summer's racial strife in Ferguson, Mo.

Social media: Handle with care

I believe that the Internet is one of man's crowning achievements, but there can be obvious and not-so-obvious dangers.

House Speaker John A. Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi reached a rare bipartisan accord with last month's passage of H.R. 2, which reforms Medicare physician reimbursements. (Associated Press)

Obamacare dressed in Medicare clothing

A detailed look at the provisions in H.R. 2 reveals a convoluted, top-down system with much of the White House's radical plan to change how doctors get paid woven into every page.

American Happiness by The Washington Times

Seeking virtue, finding happiness

In the 1950s, a group of psychologists began promulgating ideas related to the pursuit of happiness and flourishing.

Hillary Clinton tailored her recent presidential campaign launch to her liberal base, vowing to restore fairness to an economy where a "CEO makes about 300 times what the average worker makes." (Associated Press)

The Founders' fear: rise of the demagogues

It is striking how sharply the rhetoric and demagoguery of contemporary presidential campaigns, and presidential rhetoric in general, has departed from 18th- and 19th-century norms.