Category Archives: U S Politics

Winter

Over the past several months, I have noticed some of the smug comments from the southeastern part of the U.S. about how nice and warm they have been, mocking the colder weather here in the Midwest.  Now, I don’t wish … Continue reading

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Where do law enforcement officers belong in the PCUSA?

I was trying to find resources for a law enforcement memorial service and discovered no such thing existed in the PCUSA. Fortunately, the Methodists, Catholics and evangelicals have not declared war on the police as has the PCUSA. Here is … Continue reading

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It’s Back

I had to wrestle away control of my Blog from a nasty monster who decided the php format I was using was nasty.  Hopefully I’ll find something interesting to post from time to time.

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Civility

It seems everywhere I hear media folks and elected officials and other “experts” bemoan the loss of common courtesy and statesmanship. Might I say that I think that (pardon to Shakespeare), me thinks thou dost protest too much. It is … Continue reading

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A Part of America Died Today

“A Part of America Died“    Somebody killed a policeman today, and a part of America died. A piece of our country he swore to protect, will be buried with him at his side. The suspect that shot him will … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I pray that the happiness of the season bring you blessings of great joy, for this is the time we remember the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ.  May the Spirit be with you during this time of celebration.

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No Mundane Thought Left Behind

Here is an interesting article from the Washington Post.  It shall be interesting in the next five years to see what impact the testing has had on critical thinking skills of our students.,

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Fun Evening

Ruth and I spent the better part of the evening with the vacation Bible school folks today (Sunday). We had a great time and the adult session provided some stimulating discussion and good fellowship. I certainly appreciate all the folks … Continue reading

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An Insult to Lazarus

Disgraced former South Carolina Mark Sanford has reportedly won his old U.S. House seat back in a special primary election.  Sanford gleefully told reporters that a number of folks are calling him Lazarus. I don’t know about y’all but Mark … Continue reading

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Leadership Emporia

I was fortunate to be invited to be one of the day chairs for Leadership Emporia last Thursday. Representative Peggy Mast was kind enough to invite me to assist her with the instruction of the day that centered on students … Continue reading

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