Hyper-partisan tribalism, polarization and division were alive and well in America well before Donald Trump was the nominee, elected or even took office. He is hardly the “Uniter-in-Chief” we needed (neither was […]
Thirty-five years of government service (22-military/federal and 13-state), predominantly in intelligence, criminal and civil investigations. Dan is also a volunteer community mediator, which has significantly influenced his passion to help people find better ways to communicate and overcome disputes - without having to deal with the civil or criminal justice systems.
We should all take a deep breath and rethink our individual and collective fixation on arguably our most outwardly-flawed POTUS. If one excluded Los Angeles and New York City, most Americans who […]
If I were a Mayor, Police Chief, or especially President/Chancellor of a University or College, I would proclaim to all within my domain that, first and foremost, it was my intent not […]
An important and worthwhile read. April 03, 2018 Why do we have so much difficulty talking with people who are of an opposing political orientation? If we were all honorable, in any […]
Now THIS gives me hope that our multi-level political SWAMP just might be shamed into constructive and meaningful bi-partisan legislation – and (potentially) even more changes that serve America, and Americans, first […]
Sad, but truer than ever, politicians’ focus on partisanship and divisive issues is driven by how much money can be raised from Special Interests (corporations, unions, etc.) and their voting constituencies drawn […]
True representation of the Christmas spirit of giving and Good Will. Extraordinary outreach that should be covered by all media across the world. We need so much more of this. Muslim Choir in […]
Enough of the blame-gaming fallout from the November 8 election. Let’s get on with ending the divisiveness that started decades ago.
America’s struggle (“jihad”) over our values, principles and priorities, domestically and internationally, really came to a head during the 1960’s. As evidenced by the current and worsening divisive politics, exacerbated by a complicit and dysfunctional media, “TRUTH,” “FACTS,” integrity and accountability are proving to be fluid and elusive.
About Trump’s cabinet nominations, I offer a little FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Let us reflect on the “Marshall Plan,” and one of the reasons that the European Union was created – i.e. the […]
If only all of us could adopt this philosophy, think about how humanity’ propensity for revenge might one day work itself out of our DNA. In those parts of the world where […]