Category Archives: press

21st Century Citizenship

I read an article this morning that bemoaned the increasing distrust Americans have of the news media.  At first, this seems scary.  We as a nation have relied on Freedom of the Press for decades, relying on the news to … Continue reading

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Unthinkable

How does your news outlet report the tragedy in Orlando? I raised my eyebrows this morning as I read the Wall Street Journal cover story: “The Orlando attack is the latest in a string of incidents that have shaken Americans … Continue reading

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Bad Guys

Have you noticed? Newtown, Connecticut is the new 9-11. A shocking, horrific tragedy. Innocent lives lost in a murderous act. Our Safety has been violated! What shall we do to Protect ourselves from the Bad Guys?!! In the wake of … Continue reading

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Toxic Reaction

I was enraged. Listening to NPR doesn’t usually have that effect. Political coverage is something I enjoy about election season. But not today. By the time my commute ended, I was livid. It started with a story of how Romney … Continue reading

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Citizenship Season

I’m looking forward to the upcoming election season. It promises to debate the role of government in the economy, health care, and world affairs — something we as a country have been arguing about from our beginning. I’m also looking … Continue reading

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Don’t Come to Me With Problems

If you’re having a bad day already, you might skip this one. I was forwarded an article from the National Review, Two Californias, by Victor Davis Hanson. Read it if you like, but let me summarize the basic formula: “This … Continue reading

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Injustice!

“I was wronged!” Injustice on a personal level, between two people, is particularly painful. Your psyche screams “Foul! That shouldn’t have happened!” But it did happen. Your natural response is to tell somebody. You talk to a friend, or several … Continue reading

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