Wrestling with Pigs

When you wrestle with pigs you both get dirty, but the pig likes it.
Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for Governor in Florida

How does one deal with a President and a political party whose culture is one of rampant lying?

Here we are in a Democracy on the eve of an important election (undoubtedly the most important election in …

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A Job Interview

Much of the focus and debate on the “he said she said” between Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh completely misunderstands the issue. Who is telling the truth and whether the assault occurred or didn’t occur is not the question before the Senate. As many have correctly observed this is not a trial on the charge of either person. This is …

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Our Values Are Our Future

Penny and I were part of the liberal over-reach in 1972 when we enthusiastically supported George McGovern. It would take twenty years and four Republican Presidents to climb back to the idealism and promise we voted for. Finally, because of a split in the Republican party, a liberal Democrat, Bill Clinton, was elected. For eight years the country moved forward …

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What America Needs

Honesty, truth, fair competition, work, compassion, love, humility

The passing of John McCain is a reminder that there is a way forward to America’s greatness. It is to renew our faith in the values that made us the most admired country in the world.

The foundation of a strong and just society is a commitment to honesty and truth. Fidelity …

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Supreme Court Pick

I should be excited about the all the outrage of opposition to Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court. My e-mail box is full of pleas from every organization. However, sad as it may be, I am not excited nor encouraged. My husband and I worked our hearts out in 2016 for Hillary and Democrats. We are doing so again this …

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2 Candidates to Vote for – which one?

Dear friends,
We recently received an email from a friend who said:

“I was all ready to send emails to friends about voting for Jessica, when I saw the Sac Bee endorsement for Regina. If Jessica really has been less than honest, the Republicans will take full advantage of that. What’s your take?”

Jessica Morse  OR  Regina Bateson?

Our take …

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Sanctuary

When should the law bend to a higher moral authority? Was it 1860 when, slaves escaping to freedom in the North were required to be apprehended and returned as property to their legal owners?

Was it in the 1960s when blacks were beaten and arrested for sitting at an all-white lunch counter when that was against the law.

Is it …

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The Fox News President

The average American watches TV more than five hours a day. Most of that is “live” coverage. Fox news is the most watched network and a must for President Trump. He purportedly watches daily especially in the morning hours. His understanding of what is happening in the U.S. and worldwide comes not from his aides but primarily from watching Fox …

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