Tag Archive: Civility

Stop Picking on Me

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Remember back in 2008, when 84,000 people gathered at Invesco Field to hear then candidate Obama give his nominating acceptance speech.  Apparently, another 40 million people watched it on tv – I was not one of them, by the way.  But back then, everyone waited with bated breath for the Messiah to speak.  It seems…

The Coarsening of America

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Ever since the Tucson shootings, we’ve heard about civility ad nauseum. Everyone has been calling for civility including the President at the memorial service in Tucson and during his State of the Union address. We heard a lot about civility after 9/11 as well.  People were kinder to each other – more polite, more courteous. …