Do Fundamental Political Differences Kill Friendships?

Because I’m feeling that they do. Or that they can. But I’m not sure. I like to think that I’m generally open-minded and consider differences to be part of the beauty of human existence. I mean, we can’t all be the exact same and think the exact same way – that would be boring and pointless. It would be stagnating. Yet, the other morning, after receiving the strangest text ever

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Check Your Voter Registration Status, Please

Seriously, it’s important! Today is the deadline for voter registration in my state. I filled out the forms almost a month ago to update my registration since moving and assumed incorrectly that it went through without issue. Thank goodness I took the time yesterday to check my voter registration status because it did not go through. I’m super upset that I’m going to have to be on the phone trying

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Election Day 2012

Today I’ll be gritting my teeth and heading out to my polling place. Gritting my teeth because I’m not fully behind either of the presidential candidates, but I’m more against one than the other, so that’s going to direct my vote. Not my preference, really, but at least there are lower level choices to be made that I can be a little more confident about. The kids had a mock

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Election Year … Meh!

Another election year is here. I’m not feeling it. Normally, I’d care more and be spending some time reading and evaluating so I can at least be a semi-informed voter. With everything going on in my personal life at this point, and with the general state of government being pretty crappy, I’m just not really interested. I watched some of the debates. I admit I wasn’t crazy about Obama in

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