Point for Discussion: When we’re young, most of us are taught to respect others. Or at least I thought we were. We have seen enough public disrespect in the past few weeks to last us a lifetime. Politics is certainly ugly. Following the confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh, the Republicans are thinking they have the midterms … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Kavanaugh & Character in Politics
Point for Discussion: It’s that time in the political process for midterm elections. With this comes the midterm political attack ads. PACs and other political groups spend millions of dollars to take down their opponents rather than build up their candidates. Is it because there isn’t enough good to say about their candidates’ leadership that … Continue reading Sisters Talking On. . .Midterm Election Political Advertising
Point for Discussion: In our days of the #metoo movement, the Miss America Pageant is also going through some evolution. With the elimination of the swimsuit suit and evening gown competitions, there is a goal of transitioning from a “beauty pageant” to a “competition” among women. Shifting from a focus on the appearance of women … Continue reading Sisters Talking On. . .From Miss America Pageant To Competition
Point for Discussion: Over the past year, several athletes and cheerleaders have “taken a knee” in protest. What started out as a personal protest by Colin Kaepernick in 2017 has become part of a movement. For some, it’s about social injustices, and for others, it’s become more about freedom of speech. Whatever the intention, there … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Kneeling in Protest
Point for Discussion We are almost halfway through Donald Trump’s first (maybe only?) term as President of the United States. This presidency has been plagued by childish indignation, staff turnover, media bashing – much behavior that is unbecoming of the office of the President. The white supremacists feel emboldened by the constant barrage of hatred … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…560 Days & Counting-Chaos vs. Confidence
Point for Discussion: Police pursuits, where police cars are chasing someone who is committing a crime, puts innocent people at risk on the roadways. There must be a better way for police to catch criminals than having multiple police cars speeding through traffic, chasing the same car, causing the criminals to drive even faster, until a crash … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Police Pursuits
Point for Discussion: About a week ago, President Trump reached an understanding (not calling it an agreement until we have proof) that supports denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. In theory, this is good for everyone. Geo-political risk is reduced and, if all goes well, North Korean residents could find themselves living in a more modern world. … Continue reading Sisters Talking On…Denuclearization – is it Possible?