SEWER TOUR

This is what good government looks like. Good government looks like the sewer district superintendent coming into work on a Saturday morning to enthusiastically take a group of his customers – citizens who pay taxes to provide for a sewer system for their community –...

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This is What I Love About The Scots

This is What I Love About The Scots

There’s something about Scotland and its people that takes hold of you. Once you go, it never really leaves your heart. Look at how Heather Brooks, an investigative journalist from Edinburgh, Scotland cleaned house at the Houses of Parliament in London. Here’s how her...

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Disrupting Corruption

Disrupting Corruption

I have always cringed at labels. Somehow they seem to limit and confine, rather than free and define. It has taken me years, but I have finally grudgingly agreed with a friend that I am one of the “ORIGINAL” Progressives : the ones my Republican grandparents embraced...

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Having Your Say –  STAGE PRESENCE

Having Your Say – STAGE PRESENCE

Sometimes it ain’t what you say, it’s the way that you say it. Sometimes no matter how you say it, it won’t work. How to address the council. Not only are public meetings live, but they are also often videotaped or preserved on Zoom. Like anything else, how you look,...

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The First Amendment

The First Amendment

As my friend, the constitutional attorney says, “There’s a reason the First Amendment is the FIRST amendment in both our state and national constitutions!” It is the most important. That reason has a lot to do with the tyranny the founding fathers were escaping in...

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