After Charlottesville: A Letter to my Children

Throughout my time in Springfield, I’ve written my children a letter every day that I’m away from home. It’s a little way to stay connected and remind them I’m thinking of them even when I’m somewhere else. I spent all weekend trying to decide how on earth to talk to my children about the nightmare that unfolded in Charlottesville. So I wrote a letter, and I wanted to share it with you as well.

Be Aware of The Unified Agenda!

From time to time we hear on the news that the Trump administration is eliminating regulations that have been put in place to protect citizens of various categories or the environment.  Some of these roll backs may indeed be necessary, however some may serve special interest groups, and some may be extremely harmful by putting our citizens in jeopardy of their health and well being.

What does Net Neutrality Mean for Me?

Comedian John Oliver recently gave a twenty-minute talk about the net neutrality issue on YouTube  where he explained it more fully and invited his listeners to support net neutrality by contacting the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) directly.  But since the FCC isn't known for simple explanations, Oliver made it a bit more easy for those of us who would like to weigh in.