Bringing Reconciliation in a Divided World

Several weeks ago the results of a major mid-term election allowed Republicans to take the Senate, incumbents to get the boot or barely hold on to their seats, and pundits to have a field day diagnosing the issues related to campaigns and candidates alike. While people surmised why votes went one way or another, nearly every local election made oneContinue reading “Bringing Reconciliation in a Divided World”

Changing the tone of political dialogue requires responsibility and courage

By Todd Thomason I was out running errands on Saturday when news of the shootings in Tucson, Arizona, first began to drift onto the airwaves. Four days later we are still trying to come to grips with the aftermath: six people (including a nine-year-old-girl) dead, thirteen others wounded, and Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords lying in criticalContinue reading “Changing the tone of political dialogue requires responsibility and courage”