Sunday, December 25, 2016

Facts Matter 4

America, and the world, is pretty great compared to any time in the last 200 years.  Credit to


Wednesday, December 7, 2016


“We have a choice about how we behave, and that means we have the choice to opt for civility and grace.” – Dwight Currie “Civility means a great deal more than just being nice to one another. It is complex and encompasses learning how to connect successfully and live well with others, developing thoughtfulness, and fostering effective self-expression and communication. Civility includes courtesy, politeness, mutual respect, fairness, good manners, as well as a matter of good health.” – Pier Massimo Forni "When once the forms of civility are violated, there remains little hope of return to kindness or decency." – Samuel Johnson

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Facts Matter 3

Undoubtedly some jobs have been saved in the Indiana Carrier deal made by the incoming administration.  Better than none. The fact: it cost around 7 million in corporate welfare to save somewhere between 38 and 57 percent of jobs in this deal. Certainly a good deal for Carrier and those whose jobs were saved.  Not so sure about the citizens of Indiana who paid for this.