Since crossing the border into Canada 10 days ago, I haven’t been watching much news. But I noticed an article on my Yahoo news feed this morning bemoaning (again) a lack of civility that continues to plague our country.
I gather there is a war of words regarding Sarah Sanders being asked to leave a restaurant called the Red Hen. A provocative speech by Rep. Maxine Waters. Some cryptic comments by Rep. Nancy Pelosi. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi being heckled as she bought tickets to see a showing of Mister Rogers, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor. And the President tweeting about something needing a paint job and someone with a low I.Q. That’s about it. Eh? Continue reading
(Note: We are taking a “holiday break” and re-posting the top 9 posts in 2013 based on the number of hits. Although only posted a month ago, this one came in at #9)
“We are not a vulgar culture,” said Bill Cosby in a speech at Tuskegee University earlier this month. Continue reading
Who said this?
“…at a time when our discourse has become so sharply polarized – at a time when we are far too eager to lay the blame for all that ails the world at the feet of those who think differently than we do – it’s important for us to pause for a moment and make sure that we are talking with each other in a way that heals, not a way that wounds.” Continue reading
Monday night during a fundraiser in Stamford,Connecticut, President Barack Obama took a jab at his Republican rival, Mitt Romney, and told his supporters: “He’d ask the middle class to pay more taxes so that he could give another $250,000 tax cut to people making more than $3 million a year.” Then to applause and uproarious laughter the President added, “It’s like Robin Hood in reverse. It’s Romney Hood!” Continue reading
For sports fans March Madness is a great time of year. Basketball played at its highest level. Close wins. Exciting upsets. Fierce rivalries. This Saturday could feature all of the above in match up between bitter rivals Kentucky and Louisville. But things are already heating up in the Bluegrass State between their respective fans. Continue reading