By Rhonda Seltz
As recent news reports show continued tension between the two political parties, the looming fiscal cliff and no news on job creation, I found myself feeling a sense of despair about my country’s economic future.
That is, until I, a Democrat, had the opportunity to work with Republican Jim Politis. Yes, this left-leaning, liberal-thinking community activist was so impressed with that fiscally conservative, big-government-hating farmer’s ideas about economic development that she asked if she could work with him.
Seltz is a resident of Riner and a community activist.