Looking back on things I have written, and having read a post by David Sirota at Open Left, written just as he’s come back from a week-long vacation from the political world, I’ve realized I need to take a small break from the political blogosphere.

I’d rather take some time to rethink what I’d like to write about instead of getting sucked into the ridiculous level of political discourse we currently have.  I’ve found that in the past couple weeks, all I’ve written about is the silly trivialities that pepper our political dialogue.  And in order to stop it and readjust, I need to extract myself from the situation.

So check back over the next week and I will eventually be back with a new attitude and a larger dedication to sharper analysis and a more elevated discourse — one that’s focused on the common good like this blog actually suggests.