What Has Become of Civil Discourse?

I usually shy away from discussing politics, especially is the hyperpartisan landscape that has become the norm in recent years. Like many other ¬†folks, I am anxious for the presidential election to be over. Sadly, the tenor of this current campaign is decidely negative with langauage which, not too long ago, would have been considered […]

Practicing Politics

“Nixon’s in the White House ready to be elected, Kennedy’s in the trash can ready to be collected”. These words, a common jumprope rhyme I learned as a kindergartner, were probably my first introduction to the world of politics. Of course the two names’ position in the rhyme could be reversed depending on your political […]