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Battle of the Grown-Ups

I will own this: I am politically left of center. I’m not sure I’d call myself a liberal, but maybe. I am definitely sad and scared about the election results, and the candidates I voted for for president and senator were not elected. 946 more words


Thoughts on Incoming President Trump

Let me begin this by saying that any American rooting for President Trump to “fail” needs to reexamine their priorities – and what exactly that would mean for this country.That said, a fair chance is not – and should never be – a free pass. 1,297 more words

Cultural Commentary

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy is a memoir by J.D. Vance, a relatively insignificant man by his own admission. He notes in the beginning of the book that he is still quite young and hasn’t done much worthy of note. 1,247 more words


Justice, Peace, and Dialogue

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963… 337 more words


What Did We Learn?

The 2016 election is over and done with, and we are rapidly heading for the inauguration, which even before it has started is already promising to be full of drama. 804 more words