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PROTOCOL – An Ancient Relic?

Protocol.

What is it?

The best way to explain it is to provide a wonderful example.

In the late 1930s, FDR called General George C. Marshall, his Chief of Staff, into the White House. As I remember, FDR started the conversation with “George…”, an informal tact. Marshall cut off the president correcting him, “Mr. President, it’s ‘General.'”

There’s a

2020-03-18T17:49:42+00:00March 18th, 2020|

Americans United

Americans United For Separation of Church and State is a powerhouse, let’s just start with that. The CEO’s name is Rachel Laser which, if that isn’t cool, I don’t know what is anymore, and the team behind her is a diverse mix of highly educated, passionate individuals. Americans United serves the

2020-03-12T20:25:58+00:00March 12th, 2020|

The Prayer Breakfast

Some people of the church were highly offended by Trumps performance of making the prayer breakfast into a partisan political event. But few expressed outrage.

On the surface, it may appear that Trump destroyed the sanctity of what appeared to be a benign and all-inclusive tradition.

My Friends might wonder if I have abandoned my original teaching

2020-03-12T18:03:34+00:00March 12th, 2020|

The Tao Generation: The Millennial Demographic

Millennials are the line that separates Boomers and Gen X’ers from the blossoming Generation Z, and in the coming decades, what they do, say, and believe is going to have a massive impact on the state of the planet in terms of how society operates, and how we as a species move forward with the

2020-03-27T00:58:04+00:00March 5th, 2020|

Mid-South Peace and Justice Center

All over the country there are wonderful organizations dedicating time, money, and resources fighting for the common good. We are thankful for our fellow Americans and their resolve not to let the downtrodden go by the way-side. It is thanks to these such organizations that many Americans are able to pursue their dreams knowing that

2020-03-04T20:36:22+00:00March 4th, 2020|

Winning the Youth Vote

Turns Out, Young People Don’t Care about Politics.

They care about change.

I had the opportunity to sit down with a local high school senior and talk politics today and the results were both expected and unexpected at the same time. Here’s what I gathered from a few hours of casual talk over coffee with a 17

2020-03-04T20:37:35+00:00February 24th, 2020|