I woke up in the dark this morning, hours earlier than usual, with a disquieting sense of urgency. Thomas Paine was in my dreams saying, “If there must be trouble let it be in my time so my child may have peace.”

The disquieting part was not knowing to which trouble I ought to apply myself.

There is more than enough to go around so how about everybody pick something today and let’s see what all we can knock out.


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  1. I would start with lack of respect in political campaign speeches. It seems that it matters not when one is campaigning whether a platform and position on issues is clearly defined as long as you make the other guy out to be a bigger creep than he is making you out to be. How about some (un)common sense and faith in the voter to make an informed decision and let the chips fall where they may. Of course, we might have to come up with a new name for what we now call politics.

  2. Or we could go the other direction and make candidates declare their platforms and insult their opponents dressed as professional wrestlers in a ring. They act like that anyway.

    btw- I found my trouble and I handled it. There really was a mission waiting for me today. I’m proud of myself.