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Losing Faith in Government

Losing Faith in Government?

I had the fortune to view the live presentation today of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on CNN (3/29/20).

Being a political junkie, I was humbled by the EXCELLENCE of the hour long status report of the virus.

Cuomo was able to provide extensive detail of the situation at hand, what he and NY

2020-03-30T21:50:51+00:00March 30th, 2020|

Alliance for Youth Action

Alliance for Youth Action is very much a progressive organization. Now, this is not a bad thing though it does have its quirks.

Alliance for Youth Action is an organization of many smaller organizations dedicated to getting the youth out to the polls and fighting for progressive legislation. Just to name a

2020-03-27T11:57:25+00:00March 27th, 2020|

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|

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|

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|

Are We There Yet? Global Warming

“Daddy Daddy, are we there yet?”
“Yes Dear, Wake up the rest of the family. It’s good news! Global warming is here, NOW.”


I’ve been told that the Chinese symbol for ‘crisis’ can have a dual meaning: Trouble or opportunity.

So the question becomes, “where is the opportunity?”

But First, How did we get here? Who’s to blame?

2020-01-09T20:22:50+00:00January 4th, 2020|