The last fourteen years of American politics are said to be the most divisive since the pre-Civil War era. Having paid attention to the news over these difficult years, this seems fairly accurate to me.
Recently, 200 girls were kidnapped from a Boarding school in Nigeria prompting media and social network attention around our country. News outlets across the nation brought attention to Islamist fundamentalist that kidnapped the young ladies and are now holding them from ransom.
Since I wrote my blog on Punishing Putin, I received several phone calls from friends offering suggestion. The response I liked best was : "Ignore Him!" Many will say, but you can't ignore him. He just violated several international laws and created a military confrontation in Europe.