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It's Okay to Be Political

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Both political parties' conventions have come and gone. The last two months of the Presidential election season is on a high pitch to win the hearts and minds of the uncommitted voter. People are talking politics. It pains me to see how many people are upset with the political chatter. Recent news coverage of whining Facebook subscribers who didn't want to see the political discussions on their pages. Then there are those who complain about "one set of @#$/ talking about another set of @#$/."  This is America. We can talk about political differences. The operative word is "talk" about candidates, post signs, put on bumper stickers. 

I recently got caught in a discussion on Facebook about cynicism. I believe every citizen can make a difference. Every time I write to my U.S. Congressional Delegation on an issue I expect a response. I usually get a letter or an email. If I don't I call their local office, I find their staffs are responsive and sometimes a l…