Favorite Quotes Friday – 11-30-2018

Our national politics has become unlike anything we’ve seen in our lifetimes. It seems the gap between opposing viewpoints may be at its widest. It’s the one thing we all can agree on.

With the coming of social media — and specifically Facebook — people who were once friends are no longer. How silly, how short-sided. How pathetic!

Thomas Jefferson had it right.

I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. ~~ Thomas Jefferson

 

 

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4 comments on “Favorite Quotes Friday – 11-30-2018

  1. Ron Susek says:

    Now ain’t that the dang truth.

  2. Lew Hartswick says:

    The problem Rick is when they begin to FORCE their beliefs, religion, etc. on one. That is the point where “friendship” get strained beyond the breaking point. Un-fortunately that seems to be case with the current situation.

    • Rick Gleason says:

      While true with some people that is not my predominate experience.

      I’m personally aware of situations in which not only friendships but EVEN family relationships have been cut, simply because one is of a differing political party. All that “tolerance, civility and acceptance” preached by one particular group seems to only apply to others.

      It’s very hard to take them seriously when they have such a wide credibility gap. They have no intellectual honesty and have taken their double standards and hypocrisy well beyond the Richter scale.

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