Word Play: Thanksgiving

Word Play: Thanksgiving

G.K. Chesterton once wrote, “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” Chesterton was always imminently quotable. His quips and epigrams, axioms and jibes, maxims and platitudes, adages and...
How to Handle Critics

How to Handle Critics

There are numerous ways we can receive criticism. And, guaranteed, all criticism shouldn’t be weighed equally.  Here are what several wise leaders have said about criticism and how to handle it. +++++ 1. “Remember, it is not the critic who counts: not the man who...
The Genius of the Electoral College

The Genius of the Electoral College

“Every word of the Constitution ultimately decides a question between power and liberty.”  James Madison The Founding Fathers would more than likely be surprised by the current controversy over the Electoral College provisions of the Constitution.  Indeed, it was one...