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A deep breath...this is a non-partisan post, I promise. In fact, I've tried to focus all my posts around specific issues and social concerns; not about people, parties or politics. But today, especially, is a day to try and get past party lines and talk about what's next. To that end, here's what we've (all, hopefully) learned: -Hating on the gays doesn't buy votes anymore. Let's move on and talk about something else next time. -There are many women's issues in politics, but using the … [Read more...]

We The People

I was inspired and encouraged by the people I saw at the polls this morning. Not just the by the number of them, but by their diversity. Young and old; men and women; affluent and otherwise; Hispanic, Indian, Anglo, and citizens of European heritage, speaking to their children in native tongues... In this season of Thanksgiving, I am extremely grateful for our founding fathers, and their vision of democracy; for the generations of men and women who have protected our freedom; for women who … [Read more...]

Joy in the Morning

The day after tomorrow, we may still not know who the president is. But perhaps we'll have gotten over trying to change the minds and hearts of those who we feel are voting against us. There are a couple of things wrong with that statement. 1-that we think we can change people's minds and hearts, and 2-that we feel the folks in the other party are voting against us. Against us, personally. Those are the things wrong with that statement--but that is exactly where we are. I care very much who … [Read more...]


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