We need to politely listen to ideas opposing our own, without denegrating others' ideas. However, we have a problem...
If you really want to know who's ruining this country, look to the demagogues -- the Limbaughs the Glenn Becks -- those who purposefully take misinformation and pass it on as truth. And those who take an inspirational speech and turn it into their own slanted, political agenda. Their intolerance and fear mongering are tearing us apart. Obama's biggest fault is continuing to believe these people have a moral center. As a nation, we need to cease in giving these people our attention. In short: Ignore and Shun.
- I am a retired English teacher and department head, the mother of three, grand mother of three, and have been married to the same man for 42 years. I subscribe to Dr. PM Forni's concept of Civility. I was born in South Philadelphia and grew up in the 'burbs. I love soft pretzels and cheesesteaks, the Phillies, the Eagles, and San Diego. I love being Mom, Aunt Kathy, Nona Kathy, and Teacher. I spend a lot of time in my gardens in the spring and summer, and in the winter I plan what I'm going to plant. I also am an avid reader and photographer.