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Nov 01 2023
Jaylon Johnson wants to remain a Chicago Bear. That tune hasn’t changed. “I’ve said that since I got here,” Johnson reiterated Wednesday, a day after the Bears gave him permission to seek a trade that never materialized before Tuesday’s deadline. [ [Don't miss] Cornerback Jaylon Johnson stays with the Chicago Bears despite a late request before the NFL trade deadline ] Bears general managerChicago Tribune
Nov 14 2023
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas Governor Laura Kelly joined Missouri Governor Mike Parson to discuss common ground areas and how to disagree better. Officials with the Office of Governor Kelly announced their participation in the National Governors Association’s (NGA) Disagree Better initiative. Both Governors recently sat down at Q39 Midtown for some Kansas City barbecue to discuss areas ofWIBW 13
Oct 19 2023
From the Left
In the weeks since Hamas launched its deadly attack on Israel, public discourse in the West has been mired in accusations of anti-Israel and anti-Palestinian sentiment. As support, opposition, and criticism collide online, Americans appear to be sharply divided on this issue.
But are we really so divided on the parts of this conflict that matter?How Pro/ Joseph Ratliff
Sep 13 2023
A photograph released by Russian state media shows the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia during a meeting on Wednesday in Russia. The two leaders trumpeted their ties in a summit that signaled a new era in their relationship, amid speculation that North Korea would send more weapons to Moscow for its war in Ukraine. They gazed into the workings of aNew York Times (News)
Think Tank / Policy Group
Jul 04 2023
On Independence Day, we celebrate ejecting an obnoxious government and replacing it with a less authoritarian regime somewhat constrained by the memory of its predecessor's fate. Treason is the reason for the season, after all! The resulting improvements were incomplete and not fully enjoyed by everybody (human creations are imperfect), but they were real gains, nevertheless. Roughly two and aReason
Think Tank / Policy Group
According to its About page, Common Ground Committee "inspires action on polarizing issues by bringing prominent leaders with opposing views together in public forums to find common ground."
Let's Find Common Ground is a podcast produced for the Common Ground Committee, a group committed to bridging political divides through civil discourse. Richard Davies and Ashley Milne-Tyte co-host the show. New episodes are released on a bi-weekly schedule, each one covering a different topic with expert guests from varying viewpoints. They hope to provide "a healing path to reaching agreement and moving forward."
Feb 22 2019
Are people who disagree with us necessarily evil? Of course not. While advocating, defending, or fighting for our own principles and positions, harboring feelings of animosity toward our opponents is a poison that can rob us of our happiness and health.
When I was in law school at Michigan nearly half a century ago, my criminal law professor shared a statement that I’ve never forgottenGuest Writer - Right