Like Poland, America needs change
Last updated 7/10/2020 at 8:21am
On July 4, 1975, America proudly celebrated its Bicentennial as the world’s greatest nation while Poland was a suppressed Soviet satellite state.
Poles had no right to free speech, were hungry and impoverished. If you wanted a job, you played ball with Communist Party bosses. If you disagreed with their ideology, you likely were imprisoned. Poland was a rather bleak land which had not recovered from the German Blitzkrieg in 1939.
Meanwhile, in Washington, the Business Week program started at Central Washington University as a way for high school students to experience our nation’s dynam...