“Citizen consultants” would have a quite a different agenda in seeking out good candidates for office.
What I note most about 2014 is the lack of big issues and big personalities. Call it a PCS or patriotic charisma shortage.
Voters should consider choosing elected leaders who understand the value of working together, building consensus on what is really important.
It was at the birthplace and presidential library of Herbert Clark Hoover that some lessons of history began to come together for me regarding presidential mentoring.
Overseen by the National Archives, there are 15 such facilities spread throughout the country.
So-called “sequestration,” the fiscal cliff and the current congressional deliberations do not seriously address debt reduction.
I recently visited a special place in Birmingham, Ala., where a palpable aura remains of past players and teams performing their heroics.
Some parents and others in the older generations, when made aware of this nature-less lifestyle change, are coming to sense its importance.
An Excelsior church recently showcased ideas on how all of us can find a more respectful civility in a unique program called “Finding Common Ground in Uncommon Times.”
The one place to find “Minnesota Nice” that tops all of the others is the rural county fair held annually in each of Minnesota’s 87 counties.
As legislators seek voters’ thoughts, they’re also trying to adjourn early — but my guess is they’ll go well into May.
Minnesota business leaders’ priorities include an wide array of issues, from education accountability to judicial elections.