In 2009 President Obama stated the obvious, “Elections have consequences”. And the same could and should be said today. Elections do have consequences. Many that supported Obama then – liked his comment then. Today those same people are feeling the consequences of the past election. This election gives rise to two American movements. One […]
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There has been plenty of talk about what to do now that the election is over. Today I got a call from a longtime friend who shared this thought, “I feel the need to speak out about how I want our government to operate. I need to get involved. I’m just not sure how.” Many […]
Today, half of America is hurting – the other half are happy. We knew this would be the case. We as a nation have a lot of healing to do. We are ALL AMERICANS. Be kind to the opposition. Respect their feelings. Then work to build consensus – to unite our fractured nation. This election […]
To say this political season has brought us much angst, would be the biggest understatement of the year. They say a day in a political campaign is like a lifetime. If this is true, then we have all aged considerably this election cycle with seven more lifetimes to come this week. Now the unsettling events […]
Our nation has endured much in its first 240 years. We have survived a devastating and divisive Civil War. We have dealt with heart wrenching wars that have taken a toll on our families and youth. We were overwhelmed by a great depression. We have self-corrected our misdeeds like slavery and woman’s suffrage. And yes, […]
Finally, we are three weeks away from election day. Did we ever think this day would come? People are frightened. They don’t know where our nation is headed. Will there be rage over the election results? Will people accept the results of our voting? The real question now is, what happens post-election on November 9th? How do […]
Breaking News – there is a U.S. presidential election ending on November 8th. One would have to have been asleep like Rip Van Winkle to not know. I keep hearing that people are so disenfranchised and dissatisfied with the choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton that they are thinking of NOT VOTING at all. […]