Top 9 Take-Aways From 2018: Final Reflections On The Mid-Term Elections

Originally posted on Progressive Express:
Steve Kornacki has left the building- or the big board at MSNBC anyway.  After three weeks of counting, re-counting, conceding and congratulating, the 2018 midterm election is finally over.  We already know the home-team won but now we can really see clearly what it actually means.  Because in case you…

Giving Thanks

We’l keep it simple and share the same basic Thanksgiving thought as the last two years: if you have plenty, please look for ways to share with those that don’t. What better way is there to show gratitude for what you have than to share that feeling with others? This isn’t something that you have … More Giving Thanks

Veterans Day

Originally posted on The View from the Armchair:
Veterans Day used to be Armistice Day, celebrating the end of World War I. It wouldn’t become a national holiday until 1938. Veterans Day in its current incarnation is meant primarily to celebrate living former service members. Memorial Day emphasizes the fallen, and Armed Forces Day emphasizes…