In the wake of the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida, Barack and Michelle Obama penned this beautiful letter to the students. These are the words of a President and First Lady whose eloquence, intelligence, and integrity made them worthy of the White House. Your thoughts?
The power of empowerment. Education and citizenship in practice. https://t.co/95QC1ukWBF
Power to the people...
Please read this single page of reasonable measures that Dick’s Sporting Goods will now live by ... so that others may as well.
It’s this easy, ladies and gent...lemen, and this is what we must insist upon. It will not stop all gun violence, but it is a step in the right direction and will, no doubt, save lives.
“It’s going to be full of failure, and we’ll rejoice in it, and we’ll move on."
New Year's Resolution Reboot
As Australian white supremacists surrounded an Iranian-born lawmaker at a pub in Melbourne, calling him a "monkey" and a "terrorist," a colleague stepped in.
I have a sense that the hate and spite that has filled so much of our national discourse is spurring a backlash of decency and civility. "Enough!" The majority ...seems to be saying. "We are better than this. And we know it."
It is incumbent on those with platforms to try to change the tenor and tone of our civic life. So tonight, when the President tweets insults and name-calling befitting a grade school bully, a professional athlete rises as an alternative example of leadership.
A big Texas tip of the Stetson to the NBA superstar Stephen Curry. I implore you to read and share his Veterans Day message. It is worthy of contemplation. It is worthy of this moment in time. It is worthy of America.