Where politics is personal not partisan

Politics By Mosquito Bite

July 27, 2017 0

How do you have serious discussions about important issues, when all you can see are snarky comebacks, comical memes, and one-line zingers? So much of my feed is ‘politics by mosquito bite’ now; zingers that sting for a moment, then […]

Why Don’t Regular People Talk Politics?

July 17, 2017 0

In spite of 24 hour cable news channels and the internet at our fingertips, the average person seems to feel less informed, not more. Why might that be? I’ve been talking about the issues and values I believe in since […]

The (Latest) Push to End Gerrymandering

June 22, 2017 0

Democrats have finally noticed how many seats the Republicans have won in the past few elections, and are laying the blame squarely on gerrymandering. Gerrymandering is back in the news again. Just like the weather, it’s one of those topics […]

Real News, Fake Message

June 2, 2017 0

Images and memes are often created to leave a particular impression, whether true or false. It’s important to ask who might be trying to manipulate us. I’m fascinated by how information spreads online, which is how I have ended up […]

No More Mr. Nice Guy

May 23, 2017 0

People across the political spectrum are losing their patience with politeness in trying to direct outcomes they desire, without considering the consequences.  I’ve been thinking about rudeness, civility, and political causes. There are some thoughts making their way (back) to the […]

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