Ready?

TomHastings

“So, let’s channel the cranky ghost of George Wallace as he justified his 1968 run for the presidency when he noted, “There’s not a dime’s worth of difference between the Democrat and Republican parties.” What do we know about that in our day, in this election season?”

Tom H. Hastings
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Volatile America

Robert Koehler

“In a flash I thought, oh God, the civil war has started. Then the headlines shifted and, for the moment, “normalcy” returned. It’s a Trump-sated normalcy that’s anything but…”

Robert C. Koehler
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Why Black Lives Matter To Me

AdamVogal2

“There are deathbed conversions. I was there for one. The day before he died in 2003, I asked my grandfather what was the greatest thing he had done in his 86 years of life…”

Adam Vogal
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Babel

JeffHood

“Writing used to be easy for me. Now, nothing seems easy. Leaning in, I just stare at the screen. Occasionally, I try to type something. Despite my desperation to write, my mind is held captive in a former place. Police were shot. I was there…”

Rev. Dr. Jeff Hood
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Imagine

TomHastings

“With our daily news running to atrocity after tragedy, Americans are frightened and angry. Some are resonating with hate talk radio hosts like Rush Limbaugh or quintessentially enraged TV bloviators like Bill O’Reilly…”

Tom H. Hastings
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