Category Archives: U S Politics

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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Teddy Says

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not … Continue reading

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Murrow Says…..

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn’t mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar. Edward R. Murrow

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Driving While Texting Will Kill You

Here’s a great video from the UK posted on Youtube. Please Don’t drive distracted especially with a handy aka cell phone.

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An Officer’s Character

I’m going to let this photo speak for itself. I think is speaks volumes about this officer’s character at the so-called “beer summit.”

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Anybody Notice How Bad TV Is?

I thought it was just me until I got this email message from Jack Welch: Worst part of (still) being stuck in hospital is realization that only 2 news stories on TV involve a bizarre beer summit + MJ’s last … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Arm Chair Quarter Backs Get You Down

2 Timothy 4:16-18 At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. May it not be held against them. But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the … Continue reading

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