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Liberals vs Conservatives

How Learning to Talk to a Cowboy Made Me a Better American

Alisa Valdes | Posted 03.04.2013 | Books
Alisa Valdes

It was in this way that we came to realize my liberal emotion attached to "tolerance for differences" was best communicated to a conservative as "personal freedom," which in turn was best communicated to a liberal as "independence."

Obama's Victory And The Aftermath Of 'Please Defriend Me'

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

I'm struggling today with how to best move forward, given my friends who say that they support me but voted for policies and people who work to deny me my equality. I find myself questioning whom I want in my life and whom I don't.

To This Partisan Irish Catholic, More Change We Can Believe In

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

I've learned over the past several decades to be relentlessly and sometimes ruthlessly partisan. However, watching Ted Kennedy's tribute-cum-wake at the JFK Library, I found myself changing.