It’s easy for politics to get heated, but that doesn’t mean we need to be hateful. There is a way to love people, even if you think they’re wrong. It’s possible to engage in discourse—even debate—without taking the argument personally or making it personal in response. Let’s debate the issues. In fact, let’s really dig into them. But, let’s leave the snide, snarky, irrelevant personal attacks out of it. Hatred and rage have no place in politics.
“…[A]nd that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” How do you read that line from The Gettysburg Address? Does it affect how you view the balance of government authority versus the power of the people?
Update: I messed up and didn’t attach the file when I updated the RSS feed earlier. Oops. Problem solved, now.
Does anyone else feel like Candidate-Senator Obama was way more exciting, passionate, and inspiring than President Obama is? Nothing new here that you probably haven’t already heard elsewhere or thought yourself, but why isn’t he using his supposedly great rhetorical skills to unite the country and motivate us to save our nation?
Writing Checks America’s Economy Can’t Cash
Which party is really the one that wants to spend money and expand government? Is there really only one party writing checks that our economy can’t cash?
One Vote for Mob Rule
Our political system is over two-hundred years old—why haven’t we updated it yet? Thanks to the Internet we could have more of a direct influence on how this government is run. So…why don’t we?