Monthly Archives: May 2018

Sometimes it’s Hard to be an American

Last week, I watched (for the umpteenth time!) the movie The American President starring Michael Douglas as President Andrew Shepard. A favorite to be sure. Towards the end he gives a speech before the White House Press Corp about what it means to be an American. During the speech he makes the following comments. “America […]

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Is Your Bridge Crumbling?

This week’s post was difficult to write, because it is an unfortunate, yet real life example of why the “bridge” between state and local governments grows wider. It’s advocacy gone wrong in a BIG way. So I’m sharing this story, with the hope advocates will see it as a learning opportunity. In Florida, as in […]

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Do You Want to Win or Just Tie?

I’m going to go out on a limb here, but I’m guessing most advocates would take the “win”. But is it possible or even likely you’ll always win? Probably not, but it’s certainly something to strive for! Let’s take sports for example. There’s only a very few sports where a game or match can end […]

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