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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 9, 2011 |

As we listen to all kinds of people from politicians to celebrities ranting and raving and getting downright down and dirty in public, more and more people are calling for more civility in public discourse. Eight out of ten Americans think that the lack of civility is a serious problem. I am one of those […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on August 27, 2010 |

First I want to acknowledge all my new followers. Glad to have you aboard and hope you find your visits worthwhile. A recent letter to the editor in the Dallas Morning News responded to the lack of civility in public discourse. The person wrote, “As repugnant as it can be sometimes, this country embraces freedom […]

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Ahem… Politicians, are you listening?

Posted by mcm0704 on May 7, 2010 |

According to a recent national poll conducted by Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, people are tired of the way politicians conduct their political campaigns, as well as how they conduct themselves once in office. They are tired of the name-calling, personal attacks and denigrating comments. Public discourse has reached such a shrill level it is sometimes […]

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Dressing Down America

Posted by mcm0704 on February 27, 2010 |

I am anything but a fashion-plate. As one of my daughters will attest, I don’t keep up on the latest fashions and am very comfortable wearing the same blazers I wore in college and jeans that are so old I can’t even remember when I bought them. However, she is kind in her criticism and […]

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