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February 14, 2018

Can we keep it civil?

It is no surprise that our two major political parties are at odds; they operate from two opposite platforms.

Simply put, the Republican Party believes in individual freedoms, rights, and responsibilities and that the federal government should not play a big role in people’s lives. The Democratic Party believes in equality, social/community responsibility, and that the federal government should take an active role in people’s lives. Under these two diverse philosophies, therefore, lies the current split we are witnessing in our country and county.

What is alarming to me is the lack of respect and civility in how people are promoting their political ideals/philoso...

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