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The bully's pulpit

Subscriber onlyPresident Theodore Roosevelt referred to his office as a "bully pulpit" meaning that, as president, he had a platform from which to push a particular agenda. And, boy did he push an agenda! Roosevelt, a Republican, was elected to the New York State Assembly at age 23. He quickly made a name for himself by battling corrupt machine politics. Continue reading...

Filing fees, dates announced for 2018 state election contests

Subscriber onlyYes, Gentle Voter, the incoming year, now less than a month away -- is a primary election year in Arkansas. Continue reading...

Inconsistencies

Subscriber onlyYears ago I read about a study that told how often you must communicate to a faculty in a public school to make sure they make a change or complete specific projects. Continue reading...

Based on the evidence

Subscriber onlyThe only thing that matters in a courtroom is what you can prove. Feelings don't count. Continue reading...

Navigating life's changes

Subscriber onlyEvery now and then things have to change. It might be that change is needed at work. Or within an organization. Or a school. Or a church. Or within your home. Continue reading...

Questions when meeting new political candidates

Subscriber onlyIn preparing for 2018, which will be a political year in Arkansas, there seems to be a plethora of new fresh faces eager to announce they are running for political office in 2018. Continue reading...

A Light to the Nations

Subscriber onlyI LOVE this holiday season! Thanksgiving is sweet! Christmas is delightful! Continue reading...