Tag Archive: political

Dec 03

Enough “#Pray For ___” and More “#Action For___”

I’m so sick of this. Our communities are in a cycle of “pray for’s” and I’m tired of it. Here’s how it goes: Some tragedy occurs in a community and it elevated to a nation story. We collectively pain over the situation, look to for ways to help/cope/share. A “#Pray For ___ ” hashtag starts …

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Apr 29

Public Policy and Community

It is a consistent adage that there is no “perfect” public policy. You could argue things like women’s suffrage and reconciliation to right the wrongs our founding fathers did (or more accurately didn’t do) regarding non-white races (the despicable “3/5th” compromise) should be no-brainers… but still there isn’t perfection. Someone, even those simply living with …

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Oct 06

Occupy [Insert Your Favorite Town Here] Thoughts

DC in the fall is truly fantastic. And this comes from a kid who grew up in New Hampshire, the place with arguably the very best autumns you can find.  The weather has that cool to it, leaves start hinting about their color change soon to be arriving, and of course… Congress comes back to …

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