Quote of the Day

The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy.
 
Juan Williams

Word o’ the Day

Word o’ the Day: Mugwump
 
Definition: (n)
 
1) a person who is unable to make up his or her mind on an issue, especially in politics; a person who is neutral on a controversial issue.
 
2) a Republican who refused to support the party nominee, James G. Blaine, in the presidential campaign of 1884.
 
I have a feeling there may be many mugwumps this campaign cycle.

Quote of the Day

We are losing sight of civility in government and politics. Debate and dialogue is taking a back seat to the politics of destruction and anger and control. Dogma has replaced thoughtful discussion between people of differing views.

James McGreevey