Just after we returned from break, we were able to take advantage of an opportunity to move back to our Sandy-damaged home. That necessitated suspending posts. Look for our return on Monday, the 20th. Thanks for your patience. Executive Director Mike
It’s not hard when you think for a bit. Substitute a politician for the parent described below. And look for elected officials’ focus on winning at all costs, including insulting the opposition. Sad that they don’t realize that
We’re back and our alleged brain should be refreshed. You be the judge.
It’s been almost three weeks since a Minneapolis radio host made despicable comments about the Newtown, Connecticut families who lost loved ones in the senseless assault there five months ago. Twenty young children and six adults died in the massacre at their school. The remarks you will read
Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Chris Matthews, Ed Schultz, Rush Limbaugh, Lawrence O’Donnell. They’re examples of unreliable and/or disrespectful partisans. In a free, first amendment country, is it realistic to think that controversial
Here’s a bold idea: Build a complex and allow only nice folks to use it. That’s what one man who’s in his ninth decade on the planet would like to do. And he’s prominent in the music world as well. Photo is of Mitch Leigh.
Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Chris Matthews, Ed Schultz, Rush Limbaugh, Lawrence O’Donnell. They’re examples of unreliable and/or disrespectful partisans. In a free, first amendment country, is it realistic to think that
We believe the following material to be excellent. It was published a while back with the above title, but just came to our attention. There’s a lot of material It obviously is
It isn’t difficult for us to find towns that are starting programs or writers who spread the message of civility. We applaud these efforts wherever we find them. And we think they are the backbone of
This is one of the events of Civility Week in an Illinois town. We previewed the week in an April 5th post, courtesy of the News-Gazette. We believe grass roots efforts like these may be the foundation of nationwide progress in elevating our public dialogue. Civility rules the day at workshop
With the NCAA basketball championship reaching its final minutes tonight, it seems sad that Louisville coach Rick Pitino can’t enjoy the game. He looks so nervous, pacing and gesticulating, always with