Archive for 'Changing the World' Category

Inauguration 2009

Jan 20th, 2009 by Diane Seymour | 0

Image by Burnt Pixel Today, a celebration like none before. Tonight, a good night’s sleep after eight anxious years. And then, tomorrow, the work begins anew for we the people.

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Post-Election Blues (And Reds)

Nov 12th, 2008 by Diane Seymour | 2

Image by woodleywonderworks Whew! November 4th 2008 is now history. All the election rhetoric, prognostications, and promises are behind us, leaving hope and change plus some finger pointing and blame, depending on your perspective. As my previous posts show, I’m part of the hope and change crowd, but am also keenly interested in how my […]

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On Election Day – Don’t Forget the War!

Oct 29th, 2008 by Diane Seymour | 3

Image by Thomas Hawk Our flailing economy cries out for action, getting top billing by TV pundits, in campaign speeches, and in letters to the editor across the country. Plunging stock prices, bailout blues, lost jobs, and fading financial futures capture our attention like no other election-time topics. With just a few days left before […]

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A Republican for Obama: Nothing against the Rich, but…

Sep 29th, 2008 by Diane Seymour | 1

Image by truette Besides being a life-long registered Republican, I am also a mature, middle-class, small-town, white, married Christian mother of three, who hunts and eats deer meat. Add farming roots and thirty years of work in a non-union manufacturing company based in a conservative community, and the profile places me firmly in the pollsters’ […]

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Changing the World, Saving the World

Jun 23rd, 2008 by Diane Seymour | 0

Image by Cayusa My friend Scott only half jokingly insists that the best solution to the world’s problems is a monster asteroid, a single spectacularly fiery collision with earth to wipe out most of mankind. Bad-news headlines from around the world remind us every day that peace on earth remains a distant hope. Unfortunately, much […]

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