T just walked in and for the fourth day in a row, let our paper hit the floor with a “thunk.” Yesterday it came in two packages, a slim volume of news in a plastic bag, and an enormous tome of ads, fliers, and enticements from every retail outlet within a one-hour drive from here. 697 more words
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"We Have To Do Better": We Can't Just Play Defense On Voting Access, It's Time To Make Voting Easier
When I think of the 2012 Obama campaign, I am proud of so many things we accomplished. But one thing I wasn’t totally satisfied with was voter turnout. 2,087 more words
Reflections On Thanksgiving
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It is a time that evokes the original Thanksgiving story that unfolded almost 400 years ago. Our nation’s first immigrants broke bread in community with Native Americans in gratitude for the harvest and for enduring – surviving – such tremendous hardship by the Grace of God.