An Open Letter To Congress

An Open Letter To Congress

As I watch the circus unfold in Washington, I felt compelled to write to my two Senators and my Representative in Congress. It’s time they cease drawing lines and see beyond the immediate peer-pressure of their own caucus. I offer these words to any who agree and feel...
Want to Get Together For Coffee?

Want to Get Together For Coffee?

Coffee Party USA was founded on the idea of getting people together over a cup of coffee and simply talking with each other.  We know that we have far more in common than we have in difference. And for the most part, we also know that most people are all decent human...
Facts and Views – Served With Humility

Facts and Views – Served With Humility

I recently had a conversation with my friend, a young woman who feels strongly about people needing to reduce their air travel in order to slow down climate change. “Anna” is intelligent and well-informed, and she laid down a barrage of impassioned, fact-based...
Fighting Divisions with Civility

Fighting Divisions with Civility

Civility has recently been getting kind of a bad rap. No matter what your political beliefs are, most people would agree that the current president has a rhetorical style that could generously be called anti-civil. Some would even say divisive. Characterizing those...