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We are a growing group of conservative, Democrat, Republican, liberal and independent (or whatever label you may use) American citizens coming together to find common ground on the issues critical to our country's future.  Rather than falling into the current "either / or" mindset propagated by our current political climate, we seek to discuss the "both / and" aspects of important issues.  We need the thoughts of everyday Americans like you. Join the discussion so we can retake our democracy and restore the mutual respect and ability to dialogue and work together even (maybe especially) when we disagree.  Submit a paragraph or two with your opinion today and we will post it as a blog entry for discussion.


September 27, 2017

As our predominant political cultures degrades as a result of negative partisanship and the election of President with a mandate to divide, is it safe to be optimistic about what we can create next?

March 25, 2017

When mass violence strikes, we all wait with baited breath wondering (dare I say hoping) that it is actually a terrorist attack because that would make so much more sense and would have an easier solution – more license to bomb and more use of special forces, etc. But, all too often, as was the case in London, the perpe...

March 15, 2017

The technology we have created in the last 50 years will shape our species unlike anything that has come before it. We must depolarize the American political conversation and learn to talk to one another if there is any hope of being ready for this inevitable future.

February 26, 2017

To adapt to the new economy, companies, educational institutions, and workers themselves all need to do their part...

February 16, 2017

I have both a desire for a safe America and a deep commitment to continued immigration and granting of visas for those who want to work hard.   As a business owner, my need for a steady stream of immigrants, particularly from Mexico, is mostly for one very practical reason: we can find very few current American citizens w...

February 6, 2017

This is the story of both respect for traditional conservative Christian views about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues and inclusion of LGBT people told by one member of a Christian community in Denver.   

In my Catholic upbringing, I attended Catholic gradeschool, high school and college. How...

January 31, 2017

The president's impulse to react forcefully to Chicago's violence is an honorable one. There is just one problem with bringing in military help: they could never leave. Like any other hotspot (e.g. many places in the Middle East), violence keeps re-erupting and the police (or military) will just end up in an end...

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