Tag Archives: politics

Falling

It seems as though extremists on both sides love their party more than they love their country and the America media loves its ratings more than anything. Continue reading

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In Which Rodalena Tries to Explain Indiana Law to Pooh Bear

“Maybe Indiana could get Owl to help them with this. He’s smart. He can spell ‘Tuesday’.” Continue reading

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Rodalena Reflects: Lessons from Atticus

Empathy and critical thinking are risks. They often require one to act… Continue reading

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Signs

I saw a lot of signs yesterday, but I don’t think we can fix this one with signs. Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: The Romeike Situation

The real issue here is not educational freedom. Continue reading

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Being Like Judas Instead of Like Jesus

We learn nothing from even our most powerful stories… Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Ryan Lanza

Use your name. Continue reading

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Taking our Ball and Goin’ to Texas: Why Conservatives are Wigging Out

What’s up with all of these political temper tantrums? Continue reading

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On Praying About the Outcome of Elections, Part II

What does this all mean? Continue reading

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On Praying About the Outcome of Elections

Be careful… Continue reading

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