Monthly Archives: September 2012

TSA and Flying the Ultimate Oxymoron

Some of you who have been following my posts since the beginning will remember that I was put on a “no fly” list right after 9-11 because the way the agencies developed the list was to create a haphazard combined … Continue reading

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Ahmadinejad Spoke today but did Anyone Notice?

“It’s particularly unfortunate that Mr. Ahmadinejad will have the platform of the UN General Assembly on Yom Kippur, which is why the United States has decided not to attend.” – Erin Pelton, spokesperson for the U.S. Mission to the United … Continue reading

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Hey Jude!

St. Jude Children’s Hospital is a great gift.  Check this out and consider helping them out!

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Time to Take a Stand

Colonel West made an impassioned plea for sanity today on his Facebook page after President Obama addressed the UN.  Take time to go to Colonel West’s site and read his words.

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NFL Officiating – All in the Perception

I have lost count of the rants and tirades I’ve been exposed to through social media in the last 36 hours.  People are threatening boycotts of NFL teams and franchises.  There are people calling for demonstrations and Congressional hearings! All … Continue reading

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Entitlement

Well, I was at a store today here in Emporia and while waiting to check out, the conversation behind me went something like this: 1st Woman:  “I really don’t think it’s fair the way they restrict my food vouchers, cigarettes, … Continue reading

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Jewish New Year

In recognizing the start of the Jewish New Year, I’ve included an article below about the Shofar. May God bless and protect our brothers and sisters in Israel during this most difficult time and keep them safe. The Sound of … Continue reading

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To Pledge Or Not To Pledge That Is The Question

There has been a lot of discussion lately about whether the Pledge of Allegiance should be recited in our schools.  I suspect that the idea of requiring its recitation is more a source of nostalgia by many who remember the … Continue reading

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Interesting Article

This article from the Topeka Capital Journal is rather revealing I think as to the manner in which our elected officials comported themselves during the investigation.

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Remembering September 11, 2001

During my morning review of the news from around the country, I noticed that the New York Times did not display any mention of 9/11 on their front page today.  Some papers talked about healing, some about those who survived … Continue reading

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