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Nov 11, 2016

Women and the 2016 Election

“More than half of the white women who voted in the presidential election cast their ballot for Donald J. Trump , according to exit poll data collected by The New York Times. The data indicate how deeply divided Americans are by race and gender: 94 percent of black women who voted and 68 percent of Hispanic or Latino female voters chose Hillary Clinton , but […]

Oct 28, 2016

Reflections on Our Constitution Before the Election

As we rapidly approach November 8th and prepare to cast our votes for the next president, we encourage all our members to pause and re-read the Constitution as a reminder of the foundational basis of our unique country. Before you hit the voting booth, it’s a great refresher on our Founders’ principles and the importance their […]

Oct 27, 2016

Before You Enter the Voting Booth …

“Should you vote for the businessman, the teacher or the counselor? The man or the woman? The Latino sounding name or the Asian sounding one? The name you saw on a lawn sign or the one you heard once? Too often, when voters enter the voting booth for local elections, these are the decisions they […]

Oct 15, 2016

“You just might return civility to community dialogue.”

That was the response we received after describing The Policy Circle over breakfast to a group of participants at the 2016 State Policy Network (SPN) Conference. And we realized that, yes, we just might.  That kind quote came from an SPN board member. Nashville, known for its music, food, and being one of the fastest growing […]

Oct 13, 2016

What You Need to Know about The National Debt

Our national debt is a pressing fiscal issue that, unfortunately, doesn’t get as much air time as it should. You may wonder, Why should I care about the national debt? How does it affect me?  The truth is that our elected officials must take the debt seriously and understand that we need to be able to pay our […]

Oct 1, 2016

Social Media and the 2016 Election

Did you know that last Monday evening’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump  was “the most tweeted debate ever,” according to Twitter? Social media is revolutionizing the way our political candidates interact with voters. The mainstream media has both blamed social media for “ ruining our politics ,” and heralded it “ the game changer ” in the 2016 election…USA Today even […]