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Living in America: Balancing The Rights and Duties of Citizenship

  Most Friday evenings I make sure I watch Shields and Brooks on the PBS News Hour. I know, my life is pathetic. I love these two guys–A Democrat and a Republican discussing the issues of the day in a respectful, intelligent fashion! Say it isn’t so. Even when they disagree, it’s done with the …

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Civil Discourse with Demons

Civil discourse. It’s a process that is sorely lacking in the public arena these days. It’s definitely gotten popular to demonize the “other”, the person who believes in a different path or a has a different set of values than we have or lives in a different neighborhood or looks different than us. Demonizing the …

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