“It doesn’t matter what you say you believe — it only matters what you do.” ~Robert Fulghum
As if Halloween weren’t scary enough, election season is in full swing. Our mail-in ballots arrived and lawn signs are sprouting everywhere. Politicians are making promises, right and left, and I’ve been studying the issues to make sure I’m making educated choices.
I’ve never trusted folks — not just politicians — who tell me what they think I want to hear. So, right now I’m asking a lot of questions. What issues are most important to my community as a whole — not just to me? How much experience do the candidates have? Do their own lives support and exemplify the beliefs and values they claim to uphold? ~CL
If you missed my newest column in The Oakland Press last week, you can read it online here