You made me make a statement when I might not have made it myself, but you also started a conversation, at least one in my own mind, about the dangers of thinking I know someone or that they know me by the Nametags we hang on our cars.
Have you noticed that the craze today is to reveal as much about ourselves as possible without uttering a word? Before a person even says hello, we have knowledge of his inner-most feelings and beliefs. How?
The president has announced that after an initial drawdown in Afghanistan, the remaining troops will be withdrawn "at a steady pace" going into 2014. But that's not good enough. President Obama had an opportunity to pivot his policy on the war and he didn't take it.
Driving through the neighborhood recently, it struck me that there are no signs anywhere. None for Obama, none for McCain, none for U.S. House District 10 incumbent Mark Kirk or his Democratic challenger, Dan Seals. The only signs to be seen -- and there are plenty of these -- are For Sale signs.