Category Archives: U S Politics

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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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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