Ideally, our elected politicians solve the problems WE, THE PEOPLE assign them. Ideally, politicians are OUR employees, working for OUR communities' greater good. Invariably, politicians forget that when they get a little power, and will do whatever serves their futures, not ours. There's no wound they won't reopen, no minor issue they won't distort, and … Continue reading The purpose of politics: not what we, the people, think.
I have to confess that with the election season already upon us, and with more than a full year to go, I'm already sharing Perrin's skepticism about politics: I may go into hiding for the next 13 months. I'm still suffering from lingering trauma caused by the 2012, and I just can't go through it … Continue reading Please tell me Perrin and I aren’t the only ones skeptical about politics
In 1836 a prophetic man wrote the following words which we still need today: “We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege: let them worship how, where, or what they may.” (emphasis added) The idea of allowing all people to … Continue reading “Make your decisions as to what to embrace, but let me embrace my belief.”