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These Bipartisan Efforts are Inspiring and Impactful

These Bipartisan Efforts are Inspiring and Impactful

Overview As a nation, collectively and as individuals, many are focusing 90% of their energy on the 10% of things that we disagree on rather than the 90% that we agree on. As has been said repeatedly, what unites us is greater than what divides us. Our country faces...

Meet the Republicans Promoting Civility and Cooperation

Meet the Republicans Promoting Civility and Cooperation

While public attention has mostly been on extremism within the Republican Party over the past four years, there have also been some hopeful indicators for where the party may be heading in the future. I try to support leaders across the political spectrum who seem to...

National Response to the Biden Federal Mask Mandate

National Response to the Biden Federal Mask Mandate

On 16 Jan 2021, the plan for Joe Biden's first 100 days was announced. The headline from NPR read "Biden To Quickly Sign Orders Mandating Masks, Reversing Trump Travel Ban And More." The part about "orders mandating masks" caught my attention. That story was tweeted...

The United States Insurrection of 6 Jan 2021

The United States Insurrection of 6 Jan 2021

On 6 Jan 2021, an armed militant extremist group raided the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to take forcible control of the U.S. Government. The group broke through Capitol Security teams and setup positions in the Capitol building. The Vice President,...

2020 Presidential Election Commentary

2020 Presidential Election Commentary

The photo at the top of this page shows a yard sign that simply states "Decency 2020" borrowing a stylized red "E" used by the Biden campaign. I took the photo on election day and thought it conveyed the main theme of this year's presidential election. With the news...