Tag Archives: Kansas

How To Handle An Abusive Relationship

American democracy finds itself in an abusive (and adversarial) relationship with the Republican Party. That is a monumental problem. The first step in solving a problem is to realize that it exists. I spent ten years on the Board of an organization that helped people deal with abusive relationships. The key to solving that issue is also straight forward.

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Further Evidence

Perhaps I’ve stumbled upon a new theme for Sunday articles. Today I want to write of the biggest political outrage of the week just passed – and there were plenty of candidates. Sadly, this one received little press.

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Random But Relevant

Today’s article is another of the catch-up variety. I hope you find one or more thought provoking tidbits below.

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The Act

Most often the subject of my Sunday article is what I deem to be the most important political story of the week just ended. This week, while not discounting its importance, the subject is the most disgusting occurrence of last week. Continue reading The Act

Two Votes Tell Us a Lot

In two cases of actions speaking truer than words I’d like to take a look at two recent votes in Congress. Many bills are tricky; you like some part(s) but something disturbs you. Often you end up holding your nose and voting for it. Others are just plain stinkers; another easy choice simply vote against the proposal. Then there are the no-brainers; you simply vote in the affirmative because the choice is so easy. Many congressional Republicans failed that simple task recently; 60 of them twice.

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